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@ex_goldy wrote:

This stat put it in perspective for me since I don’t know much about international soccer.
There are more amateur soccer players in the state of Rhode Island than in the entire country of Iceland.

Iceland is a pretty amazing story.

Read this article from The Guardian recently on how they cultivated this meteoric rise up the soccer food chain. Pretty interesting

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/jan/30/volcano-iceland-national-football-team