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The Worst Teams Of All Time. Part 35. The 2002 World Cup/Saudi Arabia

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This series of articles will celebrate (or laugh at) some of the worst professional sports teams of all time. I will focus on teams within my lifetime so expect the worst from the 1970s to present day.

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When Saudi Arabia qualified for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, many observers thought that they would be one of the worst teams in the tournament. After all, none of the players were playing for any of the big European clubs and very little was known about the Saudis.

However, Al-Saquor surprised the football world by advancing past the group stage, which included a 1-0 victory over Belgium, thanks to a stirring goal from Saaed Al-Owairian.

Saudi Arabia returned to the World Cup in 1998, but finished last in a difficult Group C, which featured the eventual World Cup champions France.

The Saudis we’re hoping for a better showing in 2002, but knew they…

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Signs We Are Near The End Of Civilization: The Indianapolis Colts Now Have Sensitivity Training Classes For Fans

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Thanks to the Indianapolis Colts, we have yet another solid gold example of the further hypocritical pussification of America.

The following sentence gives us the “pussification” part.

The Colts pre-season starts this weekend. There are some new security policies in place but one thing remains the same. Behaving badly at Lucas Oil Stadium can get you booted and banned from returning.

That may be true, but it seems there is a wide gulf in the definition of “unruly behavior.”

It’s people who are unruly, yelling, screaming, standing up in front of you and getting obnoxious, the normal stuff that happens when people drink too much.

OK, football fans.. if I were to ask 10,000 of you which team has fans who get completely out of control, the number who said “the Colts”  would be somewhere between “zero” and “are you fucking kidding me?” This stupid-ass article even admits that.

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