What They're Saying: Martin Smith

"The week in Anguilla was an eye-opener. We were getting police escorts to the games, we had stands full of people, and I had friends back in the UK who were watching it being live-streamed. It was quite bizarre when we played the Turks and Caicos because we sung our national anthem, God Save the Queen, then they sung theirs and it was God Save the Queen as well."

-- English plumber Martin Smith, who says he's still pinching himself after being called up at the age of 49 to serve as the backup goalkeeper for the British Virgin Islands for their Concacaf Nations League qualifiers against Bonaire and the Turks & Caicos Islands played in Anguilla. He says he had not played a competitive game in 15-20 years but was called up to replace the injured backup keeper after being spotted by BVI players playing on the island of Mosquito. (BBC Sport)
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