Soccer: Russian views of their World Cup team go from shame to pride

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in.reuters.com—MOSCOW (Reuters) - Millions of Russians have listened to and laughed at a song deriding their football team as "shit", but the side's 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia in the World Cup's opening game on Thursday has suddenly filled them with pride and hope.

Russian views of their World Cup team go from shame to pride. By Andrew OsbornMOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) - Millions of Russians have listened to and laughed at a song deriding their football team as "shit", but the...