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What happened when Donald Trump bought a football team?

As Donald Trump takes charge of the world's most powerful nation we head back to the early 1980's when his goals were slightly more modest.

One of his ambitions was to own a sport franchise and he coveted an NFL team. Unable to make this happen he purchased the New Jersey Generals American football team of the newly formed USFL. Within 2 years the league had collapsed and many blame Trump for its demise. The BBC's Joel Hammer reports

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When Donald Trump bought a football team

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