There is so little good news from Iraq, this should be the top story on every newcast and blog around the world.
The Iraqi National Soccer team (The Lions) has won the Asian cup in a major upset. They beat Australia, South Korea and finally Saudi Arabia today in the final. (See the link for great pictures).
The team is made up of all Iraqis, Sunni, Shia and Kurd.
All of Iraq rejoiced today, even as bombs went off.
This is the type of thing that can truly revive a nation and allow it to remember the pride it always had.
May Iraqis revel in this victory.. and may it help them continue being strong in the face of terrible, terrible circumstances.
(It was so very special today, to see my RSS feed for Iraqi blogs, and every single one was positive and cheering… wonderful wonderful day)