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Zinedine Zidane
From Canal Plus

Head-Butting Soccer Star: Opponent Insulted My Family

According to the AP: “Zinedine Zidane apologized for head-butting an Italian opponent during the World Cup final, saying Wednesday that he was provoked by harsh insults about his mother and sister.”

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    Posted on Jul 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Penalty for Ghana against America
    AP / Anja Niedringhaus

    U.S. Penalty Leads to Elimination in World Cup

    America fell 2-1 to Ghana, ending U.S. hopes of advancing in the competition. The game was tied 1-1 until an American defender pushed a Ghanaian player near the penalty area—which triggered a penalty kick that won the game for Ghana.

    Posted on Jun 22, 2006 READ MORE


    U.S. Soccer
    From Brooks Parkenridge / ussoccer.com

    U.S. Soccer Team Bus Will Show No Flag

    If you want an idea of America’s image in the world, consider this: Of the 32 official buses transporting teams competing in soccer World Cup, only America’s will not bear its national flag—for security reasons.

    Posted on May 5, 2006 READ MORE


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