World War: Game Called

At a German prison camp, members of the black-uniformed SS guard regiment challenged the British prisoners to a game of soccer. Eleven Britons promptly volunteered to play. With the score 27-10-0 in favor of the British, the Nazis stopped the game. They later discovered that the Britons were the complete second-string team of Liverpool's top-ranking Aston Villa Club. The team had enlisted as a body and been captured intact at Dunkirk.


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