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Euro 2012: Denmark Players Banned from Using Twitter During Tournament

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 10: Kenny Miller of Scotland heads the ball under pressure from Christian Bjornshoj Poulsen of Denmark during the International Friendly Match between Scotland and Denmark at Hampden Park on August 10, 2011 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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Michael CummingsWorld Football Lead WriterNovember 21, 2016

The field of strategic prohibition in football now has a new frontier.

That frontier is Twitter.

Whenever a major international tournament pops up, some manager or another always gets the bright idea to limit his players' activities.

Sometimes they prohibit their players from intimate relations with their wives and girlfriends (though, apparently, Fabio Capello didn't consider the possibility of there being any gay players in that situation).

This time, it's Twitter.

Yes, Twitter. Denmark's players won't be able to use Twitter during Euro 2012.

Clearly, that makes them the new favorites.

From The Independent:

 

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