With Jesus on side

It has been a long time coming, but more than two decades since God had a hand in a World Cup triumph, soccer is returning the favour. With heart on sleeve and slogan on chest, Kaka's post-match celebration in Athens last week thrust his faith into the spotlight. "I belong to Jesus," the statement said. Liverpool fans shuddered, undone by an ineligible deity. As arguably the best player on earth, Kaka's high-profile commitment to his religion is good news for church leaders - Rick Broadbent