Soccer Legend Must Stop Hunting Exotic Animals

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Target: Hristo Stoichkov

Goal: Condemn soccer star for participation in safari and big game hunts.

Hristo Stoichkov is regarded as one of Europe’s greatest modern athletes, which makes his appearance in trophy hunting photos all the more painful. Now 50, the former athlete has been seen in a variety of photographs from Mebenca safari park located in northern South Africa. Stoichkov can be seen posed with dead giraffes, bobcats, zebra, gazelle and a number of other big game.

Some of the photos have been removed from the website since the original outcry, and it is not entirely clear when exactly the photos were taken. What is clear, however, is the disillusionment many, especially Bulgarians, have faced upon seeing their idol so tainted. Stella Reicheva of the Bulgarian Animal Rescue Organization said to the Daily Mail, “for us he is a legend, but what he has done in Africa is sad and barbaric.”

Celebrities carry a lot of weight with their actions and statements; they influence many people. It is always sad to see people who are role models for younger generations engage in such behaviors as trophy hunting. With so many species flagged as endangered, this disregard is almost disgusting.

Tell Mr. Stoichkov that is hunts are despicable, that in the modern world there is no place for such barbarism. There is especially no reason to proudly display photographs of these murders on the internet for fans and impressionable young eyes to see. While there is nothing that can be done for the lives lost, it is not too late for the star to call off these hunts and think about the lives of these animals, and the future of their species over his own desire for entertainment.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear Mr. Stoichkov,

I am writing to express my disappointment in your choice of hobbies. Hunting big game for so-called “sport” is nothing to be proud of. It is a barbaric practice. To see a revered athlete such as yourself posing with your victims in photographs is, in a word, disgusting. Many of these animals face endangerment.

There is no sport in chasing down an animal whose species is already struggling to survive when so called “hunters” gun them down for something as petty as entertainment.

While the lives you have already taken cannot be replaced, and an apology is cold comfort, you can stop. Big game hunting is a farce, an outdated practice that serves no purpose but to gloat over cigars and overpriced booze, and for what? So that bragging rights can be claimed for being one of the many who speeds along the extinction of a species? Please, don’t buy into such greed. Please, consider the effect your hunts have on these animals and on the future of our planet and stop murdering them.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo Credit: Inafrika

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17 Comments

  1. Dear fat famous douche hole,

    I have never heard of your boring ass bc you are beneath me. Like a piece of dog shit on the sidewalk.

    You are ugly so i find it hard to believe you are famous. You look like a fucking PUSSY when you pose with dead animals. Why dont you fight MEN like a man? Your choice of animals shows how weak and stupid you know you are. Someone needs to give you a forced sex change so your outside reflects that you are a WEAK, slack , gaping needy insecure little quivering vagina.

    Your pics with dead animals have shown the world your lady flaps, you pathetic bitch.

    Suck on, lady boy.

    • Michelle Moore says:

      While I appreciate your sentiments here and agree with them, I don’t appreciate the insinuation that women are weak, slack, needy and insecure. Having a vagina does not make you these things.

      • Thank you Michelle. That reply was ALMOST as offensive as murdering animals that can’t fight back. People who murder animals for “sport” should be completely shamed, but this writer reveals his (or her) own deep-seated misogyny. I am personally very tired of people who consider having female traits or body parts to be an insult. We are more than half the human race. If they can’t relate to members of their own race as worthy of respect, how do you then respect other species?

  2. I CANNOT SEE WHAT YOU COULD BE FAMOUS FOR EXCEPT BEING A FAT EVIL VILE TWISTED LOW LIFE SCUM, SICK BASTARD, NEED SHOOTING.GET RID OF ALL THE SCUM

  3. The only good hunter is a dead one!it would be excellent to be advised that this morbidly obese, ugly brainless animal murderer has died.

  4. I would like to shoot this fucking shitfootballer themselves

  5. Oh really that douche bag is famous? For what? For his fatness and utterly ugliness perhaps. Those are the people who are so depressed within themselves and wants to harm others and gain satisfaction. Lock this perpetrator and no need to publish his evil face on any paper.

  6. Sick of People Like you. says:

    How can anyone shoot an innocent animal just for “sport?” You took that magnificent animal’s life for what reason? Find something worthwhile to do with your time like possibly helping other people. No one is impressed by the fact that you can kill an animal from a distance with a high powered rifle. It just makes you look like an uncaring, self-centered, asshole.

  7. Lisa Zarafonetis Lisa Zarafonetis says:

    Vile cretin scum!!! 🙁
    Signed & Shared.

  8. “The only difference between a dog, cat, horse and dolphin and a cow, chicken, pig and turkey is perception. One is no more valuable than another. And yet in this culture, we hold the former animals in high esteem and the latter we brutalize for food. All animals are deserving of respect and freedom from violence. The way to respect others is veganism.”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtWO83pf3Mc

  9. As someone who lives in South Africa I have a major problem with the manner in which so many hunters feel that it is their right to kill our heritage.

    Animals are on this planet for a reason and believe it or not. he reason is NOT for some selfish idiot to kill them; whether it be for trophy purposes, vanity purposes (furs, etc.), because they can or because they enjoy killing.

    Animals are here for everyone to enjoy – seeing them in their natural habitat, to admire their prowess and their beauty and particularly to leave a legacy for generations still to arrive on this planet. There is nothing more beautiful than to see an animal wear it’s own skin as opposed to seeing some moronic, inane “human” wearing that same skin or hanging a lifeless trophy with glass eyes on some wall.

    One would think that in this day-and-age people would know better and particularly those that are supposedly “hero’s” in their own fields of expertise.

    PLEASE STOP THE KILLING AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO MEND THEIR WAYS – KEEP IN MIND THAT KARMA KEEPS A CLOSE EYE ON ALL PEOPLE LIKE YOURSELVES AND WHEN IT KICKS, IT KICKS EXTREMELY HARD!

    TRY SETTING A COURAGEOUS AND GOOD EXAMPLE TO PEOPLE IN THE WORLD INSTEAD OF THE ONE YOU ARE CURRENTLY DOING.

    Thank you!

  10. So awful, this guy smells really bad THE DEATH
    SHAME SHAME SHAME He Must Stop Hunting Exotic Animals or else we’re gonna kill him! i don’t know how you can touch “emotionally” this guy for the animals. He has no heart. STOP TO PAY HIM! some celebrities are really big useless killers. This is how they spend their money. Maybe if this guy has fans, “good fans” and his entourage must react and tell him their disappointment(if they care about animals of course)if they can recognize the right from wrong

  11. Look at that face on the picture he is posing for the camera, typical airhead stupid smile. Knock knock, is there any brain cells in there? Not even one??

    • Well,i have observations over him since i was a child,because like him,i am bulgarian,and he really was a star football player,not only here,but in Barcelona,in Italy.He was really good,unfortunatelly.But as to brain cells….I totally can confirm-not educated and smart.More importantly,he is rude,arrogant….

  12. I’m waiting for the day when these trophy hunting bastards, are Hunted down and Eaten, and never to be found!!!! .

  13. Hristo Stoichkov, you should be hunted and shot to death you lowlife gun happy monster.

    How I despise and hate these subhuman lowlife monsters who hunt and murder the precious Wildlife just for the thrill of the kill

    Die you gun happy murdering bastards and slowly.

    I pray a wild animal rips you apart and leaves your guts for the Vultures.

  14. YOU ARE A COWARD, ONLY A COWARD WOULD GO OUT AND KILL ANIMALS FOR FUN, WHY DO YOU WANT TO KILL BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS TAKE THERE LIVES AND SIT THERE SMILING OVER THERE CORPES, NO NORMAL PERSON WOULD EVEN THINK OF DOING SUCH AN EVIL BARBARIC THING,YOU A ARE MENTALY RETARDED MORON.

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