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CORRECTION This picture taken on December 5, 2012 shows football... News PhotoCarrying,Coffin,Horizontal,Indonesia,Java,Paraguay,Playing,Soccer,Soccer Player,Sport,SurakartaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPCORRECTION This picture taken on December 5, 2012 shows football players from Persis Solo club carrying the coffin of Paraguayan football player Diego Mendieta in Solo. Indonesia's football association slammed a rebel league on December 6 after a Paraguayan player who reportedly had not been paid in months fell ill and died because he couldn't afford medical treatment. Diego Mendieta, 32, a striker for Persis Solo, died from a viral infection, reports said, adding he was owed four months' salary of about 120 million rupiah (12,500 USD) and was unable to pay for treatment or fly home. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)