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This picture taken on December 5 shows a woman mourning over the... News PhotoAdult,Coffin,Contemplation,Crying,Dead Person,Death,Funeral,Horizontal,Indonesia,Java,Mourning,Paraguay,Playing,Soccer,Soccer Player,Sport,Sports Activity,Surakarta,Women,Women's SoccerPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThis picture taken on December 5, 2012, shows a woman mourning over the coffin bearing the body of Paraguayan football player Diego Mendieta who played for the Indonesian Persis Solo club, during a funeral wake in Solo, Central Java province. Indonesia's football association slammed a rebel league on December 6 after the Paraguayan striker who reportedly had not been paid in months fell ill and died because he couldn't afford medical treatment. Mendieta, 32, 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)