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What They're Saying
October 30th, 2008 7AM

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"It was the first game we didn't lose -- we're all very proud."

-- Pedro Almeida, a motorcycle mechanic who coaches East Timor, known as the world's worst soccer team thanks to its last-place FIFA ranking, after a 2-2 with Cambodia. The tie ended East Timor's six-year losing streak since its start in international soccer six years ago, when the Southeast Asian nation gained full independence. The team is comprised of soldiers, grocers and port workers who receive no compensation for their efforts on the field. (Reuters)


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