5 North Koreans positive at World Cup

BY foxsports • July 16, 2011

A FIFA source says 5 North Korean players tested positive for steroids at World Cup.

After two players were caught during the tournament, FIFA tested all other members of the North Korean squad and found three more to have tested positive, the official said on condition of anonimity because the announced had yet to be made official.

It made for football biggest doping scandal in 17 years at a major tournament. The last doping case at the men's World Cup was Diego Maradona, who was kicked out of the 1994 World Cup in the United States after testing positive for stimulants.