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"The question of financing has been a problem of Polish football for years," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on social media on Tuesday (December 6). He added, however, that "there will be no government funds for bonuses for football players". Earlier that day, Morawiecki argued that "our players deserve some kind of bonus". Furthermore, in his view, a success like reaching World Cup last 16 "is worth every penny". Government spokesperson Piotr Muller also commented on the question of bonuses for national team players.

The first 10 K2 tanks and 24 K9 howitzers from South Korea were officially handed over to Polish soldiers on Tuesday (December 6) in Gdynia, Poland. "To prevent aggression, to halt the enemy, the possession of this equipment by the army is necessary," president Andrzej Duda said at an official ceremony.

Two teenage girls saw a man running out of a toy store. They thought it might have a thief. Unfortunately, the 22-year old man disappeared behind neighbouring houses. The girls saw the man later again at a train, and this time they decided to act.

Three metal boxes, discovered in a basement of a tenement house in Wałbrzych, have been opened with the help of firefighters and sappers. Inside the boxes they have found mainly clothes, but also a portrait of Adolf Hitler. Conservators have an idea who might have hidden their belongings in the welded boxes. "The woman was most likely a tailor, whereas the man owned a metalworks business," they say.

Poland coach Czesław Michniewicz had instructed his players to avoid unnecessary bookings in their final World Cup Group C clash against Argentina on Wednesday, where fair play points could have decided their fate in the tournament. Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty but Argentina's Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez scored in a 2-0 victory over Poland at Stadium 974 as both teams booked their places in the knockout stages of the World Cup. Poland next face a tough test on Sunday, when they will play the reigning world champions France.