The Dirty Game The Player

February 13, 2013 - 6:30 AM
In this Nov. 5, 2012 photo, Croatian soccer player Mario Cizmek is seen at a stadium in Zagreb. Soccer player Mario Cizmek thought it would just be one match. Ease up and let the other team win, he told himself, then collect the payoff, and start clearing his debts. But the broke and desperate athlete soon learned that it wouldn't be just one match. He would have to throw another game, then another, then another. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)