Iraqis Celebrate Soccer Win

On July 29, 2007, there was a brief escape from the daily routine of bloodshed in Iraq .

Iraq's national soccer team won the Asian Soccer Cup Final on Sunday.

The victory came in the 70th minute of play. Word of the victory soon spread across the country and the streets erupted in celebration.

The soccer team is truly diverse including Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds.
Iraq's prime minister said each player would be given a $10,000 bonus.


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