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Iraqi Soccer Team Makes Olympic Quarterfinals

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Iraqi Soccer Team Makes Olympic Quarterfinals

Iraqi Soccer Team Makes Olympic Quarterfinals

Iraqi Soccer Team Makes Olympic Quarterfinals

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The Iraqi soccer team plays in the Olympic quarterfinals this weekend. Players who were tortured by Saddam Hussein's son have become symbols of their country's hopes and pride, winning two out of their first three contests.