Politicians’ Kids Replace Others for Chelsea Match
By: Talk Bangkok
Football matches begin with the traditional walking out of players, accompanied by young children to escort them onto the pitch. This evening Chelsea and the Singha All-Stars will offer the same opportunity, however the Bangkok Post is reporting that some of the children selected have been replaced by the children of cabinet members within the Thai government.

One father has spoken out after his nine-year-old son was replaced at the last second by, who he is claiming, is Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's son. Four or five other children are also being replaced by cabinet members' children, according to the outraged father.

Although it seems that the politicians children are taking away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from less fortunate children, that is not exactly the case. Singha corporation, who is organizing the event, has said that most of the children are kids of VIPs and Singha executives. The child in question was able to accompany Manchester United to the pitch last weekend.

*Photo by thearcticblues via Wikimedia 

 


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