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It was all fun and shames

On-field ending fittingly ugly

Proud captain Fabio Cannavaro and his teammates ended more than two decades of frustration for Italian fans with their victory in a World Cup marred by deplorable incidents
Proud captain Fabio Cannavaro and his teammates ended more than two decades of frustration for Italian fans with their victory in a World Cup marred by deplorable incidents (AP Photo) AP Photo
By John Powers
Globe Staff / July 11, 2006

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HAMBURG -- The consensus seems to be that this World Cup was the best of all of them and it was, if the criteria are organization and atmosphere. The Germans ran everything impeccably and with such good cheer and tolerance that several million fans were able to indulge themselves in a summerfest that knew no sunset. If only the quality ... (Full article: 779 words)

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