Your European Soccer Crib Sheet, 6/7 Edition

The World Cup returns, and so does Real Madrid.

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It’s the offseason; anything is fair game, so let’s briefly talk about Ireland’s 2002 World Cup.

There’s an entire multi-section Wikipedia entry for the “Saipan incident”, a “public quarrel” between Roy Keane and manager Mick McCarthy that led to Keane, the greatest Irish player of all time, being dismissed from the team right before the tournament began…

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