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So that’s all right then

By Steven | November 5, 2008

The Daily Mail has just joined the Sun and the Daily Star in apologising to (and paying defamation damages to) Italian footballer Marco¬†Materazzi for falsely accusing him of racially abusing Zinedine Zidane, triggering the famous headbutt in the 2006 World Cup final. The paper reported that he called Zidane “the son of a terrorist whore”.

In fact, in response to Zidane’s taunt that Materazzi could have his shirt after the game, Materazzi had merely said: “I’d rather have your whore of a sister.”

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