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Palestine Scores: Next Stop, World Cup?

By Dan Friedman

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Palestine scored its first ever goal in a home World Cup qualifier on July 3. And it was better than Beckham.

At Al Ram on the West Bank, Palestine drew 1-1 with nomadic Afghanistan which, when combined with the 2-0 win over the Afghanis in the first match (played in Tajikistan), put the Palestinian team through to the next round of the Asian preliminary qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Watch Hussam Wadi’s Historic Goal:


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