"All of us who love soccer wish the national team to go to the World Cup. Given the choice between the team and a referee, everyone would pick the team, but I'm proud to be able to take part
representing El Salvador.
-- Salvadoran Joel Aguilar
, who was named as a referee for the World Cup finals in Brazil. El Salvador, which
hasn't reached the finals since 1982, was rocked last year by a game-fixing scandal that resulted in life suspensions to 14 national team players.