Ronnie Brunswijk, the 60-year-old vice chairman of Suriname, began a soccer match and performed nearly an hour for Inter Moengotapoe in Tuesday’s CONCACAF League encounter in opposition to Olimpia from Honduras.
Bruswijk, who is needed by Interpol for drug trafficking crimes, is the proprietor of the membership. He appointed himself because the captain and performed 54 minutes of the sport earlier than being substituted. Sadly for him, it was a match to neglect as his group conceded six targets earlier than dropping the match.
So…the Vice President of Suriname, who’s 60 years previous, is PLAYING in Concacaf League in opposition to Olimpia tonight, captaining the group he owns. pic.twitter.com/Ktij4FiOoZ
— Jon Arnold (@ArnoldcommaJon) September 21, 2021
Brunswijk assumed the function of Suriname’s vice chairman in July 2020 and has been a key determine within the nation’s political sphere.
He was a insurgent chief who fashioned the Surinamese Liberation Military, higher often called the Jungle Commando, in 1985 as he fought for the rights of African descendants. He was a part of a civil battle that lasted from 1986 till a peace treaty was signed in 1992, with Brunswijk remaining lively in politics in his homeland ever since.
60 year-old Ronnie Brunswijk, the vice chairman of Suriname, picked himself to play for the membership he owns, Inter Moengotapoe.
They misplaced 6-0 😂😂😂
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— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) September 22, 2021
In 2005, he was suspended for allegedly threatening a participant with a gun throughout a match, with the suspension later dismissed as a result of a scarcity of proof, earlier than being suspended once more in 2012 for verbally abusing a referee.
Brunswijk additionally named the house stadium after himself and was seen handing out $100 notes within the opposition dressing room after the match.
Video was streamed tonight from Olimpia’s locker room that seems to point out Ronnie Brunswijk giving folks within the locker room money. He additionally leaves with an Olimpia shirt.pic.twitter.com/eQ1Vk928Bl
— Jon Arnold (@ArnoldcommaJon) September 22, 2021
He can be unavailable for the second leg as he can not depart Suriname, as a result of as talked about earlier than, he’s a wished man by the Interpol.