Football

World Cup heroes

Updated 1757 GMT (0157 HKT) January 6, 2012
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Former Algerian international Mohammed Qassi Al Saeed, pictured with his daughter Madina, is one of the players who claim they were given performance-enhancing steroids without their consent during the 1980s.
Algerian players believe they may have been administered drugs while playing for their country during the 1980s, resulting in a number of their children being born with mental and physical disabilities. Getty Images
Algeria stunned the world of football by defeating the mighty West Germany 2-1 in the 1982 World Cup finals in Spain. However, a controversial 1-0 German victory over Austria subsequently saw the north African nation eliminated from the competition on goal difference. AFP/Getty Images