Friday photo: Are you ready for some Buzkashi?

Paula Bronstein/Getty Images KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – FEBRUARY 29: Afghans play Buzkashi during a weekly game February 29, 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Buzkashi, or ‘goat dragging’, is played with two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded 30 kg calf, goat or sheep into a scoring circle. The Afghan national sport which was outlawed during ...

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - FEBRUARY 29: Afghans play Buzkashi during a weekly game February 29, 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Buzkashi, or 'goat dragging', is played with two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded 30 kg calf, goat or sheep into a scoring circle. The Afghan national sport which was outlawed during the Taliban regime is played from late October to March every year. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)


Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – FEBRUARY 29: Afghans play Buzkashi during a weekly game February 29, 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Buzkashi, or ‘goat dragging’, is played with two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded 30 kg calf, goat or sheep into a scoring circle. The Afghan national sport which was outlawed during the Taliban regime is played from late October to March every year. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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