Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week May. 24, 2004

Iraqis found something to celebrate last week when the IRAQ NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM beat Saudi Arabia, 3-1, to qualify for its first-ever Olympic berth. Baghdad's beleaguered residents reveled in their victory, firing tracer rounds and other ammo into the air. For a squad once routinely brutalized by Saddam Hussein's son Uday, the game was finally untainted by terror.

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