Soccer Scores One For Racial Tolerance

In a lifetime of rooting for KSK Beveren, Eddy De Saeghen has never seen anything like this year's team. "Just watch," he says, wrapping his yellow-and-blue supporter's scarf around his neck to keep out the wind on a cold, wet winter's night at Beveren's Freethiel Stadium. When Mohammed Diallo scores the game's only goal, a lightning strike on a pinpoint cross from Gnegneri Yaya Touré, and celebrates with six back flips, De Saeghen leaps up and joins the chants of di-al-lo, di-al-lo. "That's why we love our Africans," he exclaims. "They do things nobody else can."

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