Merthyr Martyrs .
The Merthyr Martyrs manager flies to Bagdad to watch a young Iraqi play football and is suitably impressed, and arranges for him to come to Wales.
Two weeks later the Martyrs are 4 - 0 down to Troedyrhiw with only 20 minuets left.
The Martyrs manager gives the young Irqai striker the nod and on he goes.
The lad is a sensation - scores 5 goals in 20 minuets, and wins the game for Merthyr ! The fans are delighted, and the media loved the new star.
The lad comes off the pitch and phones his mum to tell her about his first day in Welsh football.
“ Hello Mum, guess what? “He says in an Iraqi accent, “ I Played for 20 minuets today, we were 4 - 0 down but I scored 5 goals and we won, the fans the media they all loved me,”
Wonderful, “Says his mum, “ Let me tell you about my day. Your father got shot at in the street and robbed, your sister and I were gang raped and beaten, your brother has joined a gang of looters, and all while you were having a great time.
The young lad is very upset, “ What can I say mum, but I’m sorry,”
“Sorry?!!! Sorry?!!! Says his mum, it’s your bloody fault we moved to Merthyr in the first place.