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Photo journal: Inside a Bolivian jail

The mural reads: Welcome to the football pitch... Freedom and justice for everyone. This is the prison's biggest yard and it doubles up as a small football pitch. Every sector has a team and tournaments are held regularly, with bets of more than $20,000 a year.

Good players are sought after and signings by teams from the wealthier sections are not unheard of.

"It is the same as outside - if you are good, you can make more money with your feet than with your brain," an inmate jokes.

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