Curses

Samuel Eto’o didn’t buy a cursed mansion in Italy

The Italian press ran a story this week worthy of a Scooby Doo episode: That new Sampdoria signing Samuel Eto’o purchased a 40-room villa in Portofino, Italy that is cursed by Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun for €25 million (marked down from €40 million). The house was previously owned by Lord Carnarvon, who worked with the team …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s attempt to curse Inter kind of backfired

The wrath of Zlatan is not something you want to mess with, but sometimes there’s a hitch in its giddyup that produces unintended results. As former Inter owner Massimo Moratti explains, Ibrahimovic attempted to saddle the club with his black magic as he left for his unhappy spell at Barcelona in 2009. Inter had won …