The Dictator’s Son: Taking a look back at the bizarre, questionable footballing career of Al-Saadi Gaddafi

The Dictator’s Son: Taking a look back at the bizarre, questionable footballing career of Al-Saadi Gaddafi

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #16

For almost every football fan not born with the ability to grace professional football, there still exists the dream of one day representing their boyhood club by some strange, unexpected circumstance. Regardless of the lack of necessary footballing talent, we all still dream of being given the chance to pull on that hallowed shirt and scoring the goal that rights our name into the annals of club history.

Yet, it remains just that: a dream. An unrealistic hope that won’t ever be realised. Some fans rationalise it with ‘what if’ scenarios that have hamstrung their football career – the childhood injury that cost them their Premier League future. Others simply accept their inability to play at the necessary standard for professional football.

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