NIALL Crozier's attempt to link Ugandan poverty with sporting stars' earnings (Biting Back, July 16) was puerile.
I would venture that a political regime which (allegedly) uses foreign aid to feather its own nest – and a large portion of GDP to fund a defence budget to help maintain its position – has more to blame for the nation's endemic poverty.
To suggest that professional sports stars, who give pleasure to billions of people, should examine their values and souls is wrong on every level.
Comber, Co Down
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