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So here's something potentially quite fun: The Vatican is considering fielding a soccer team.

"I do not preclude the possibility that the Vatican, in the future, could put together a football team of great value, that could play on the same level as Roma, Inter Milan and Sampdoria," all first division teams, Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone said, according to the Ansa agency.

The obligatory jokes about the team's hooligan fans — the Papists, the Fish-eaters, the Re-Lent-less — are already made by blog Bad Idea Jeans, but we're just hoping they can find a way to make diving a sin.

Coming To UEFA Cup: Vatican Hoodlums [Bad Idea Blue Jeans]