Soccer Team From Moldova Defeats Hard-To-Beat Real Madrid Nearly everyone thought Real Madrid would easily beat the Moldovan club Sheriff Tiraspo. Surprise! Moldovan's win is considered one of the biggest upsets in recent Champions League history.

Soccer Team From Moldova Defeats Hard-To-Beat Real Madrid

Soccer Team From Moldova Defeats Hard-To-Beat Real Madrid

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Nearly everyone thought Real Madrid would easily beat the Moldovan club Sheriff Tiraspo. Surprise! Moldovan's win is considered one of the biggest upsets in recent Champions League history.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martinez.

When you think of all-time great soccer clubs, few come close to Real Madrid. And it's tough to beat them in their home stadium. But a team from Moldova didn't get that memo.

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UNIDENTIFIED SPORTSCASTER: In the 90th minute, the goal of Sheriff's history.

MARTINEZ: The last-minute winner from the team, Sheriff Tiraspo, happened in the Champions League. Now some perspective - Sheriff Tiraspo's squad has been valued at $14 million - Real Madrid, meanwhile, $872 million.

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