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The odds are against an Iceland World Cup run. You might fall for them again anyway.

The odds are against an Iceland World Cup run. You might fall for them again anyway.
Wednesday 13
18:55 2018

Iceland’s Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates scoring a goal. (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) Most oddsmakers will tell you Brazil or Germany are the favorites to win the World Cup, but only one nation stands as favorites to win our hearts: Iceland. Those who watched the 2016 European Champonships need no introduction to this tiny island that boom boom CLAP-ed its way to the cover of sports pages worldwide as they drew eventual winners Portugal and then toppled England in the round of 16. Iceland doesn’t have much in the way of household names, historical pedigree or landmarks that don’t have to be spellchecked, but ...

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Summary: Iceland, which first captured hearts at the 2016 Euros, is in a difficult World Cup group with Argentina, Nigeria, and Croatia. But it maintains its huge heart and captivating fan base.

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