Sunday, July 29, 2007

Asian Cup Champs

Remember how it felt to be an American when the US Hockey Team upset the vaunted Soviets in the 1980 Games at Lake Placid? Full of national pride and unity, Americans of all flavors enjoyed just being Americans.

Today, the Republic of Iraq gets to bask briefly in that light. No matter what happens tomorrow, today they are all Iraqis.

Read the game recap here.

Photo essay below.

Sometimes, it's better to let those thousand words in a row take a backseat to the images that capture a moment in history.