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Ah unlovable Albion, you actually thought you were going to win the World Cup? - 8 months ago, 16 July 14:27

Jenerali Ulimweng ...

They were talking soccer everywhere, the world over, but nowhere as much as in Thailand.

Even the eyes that were continually glued to the television sets that showed only images from Russia had to unglue themselves from time to time to watch the news channels streaming the coverage of the efforts by Thai and international crews to try and rescue the 13 young footballers trapped for two weeks in flooded caves in Thailand.

Eventually, the whole team was hauled to the surface, to the wonderment and praise of all the world. The courage of the young survivors, and the grit and ingenuity of the rescuers, were saluted as exemplary.

We are still to get the full story of the miracle of this extraordinary feat, but I am certain it will not be long before books start showing up in stalls and movies start screening about this amazing episode.

Some people were already ...
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