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Thai elephants kick off World Cup craze

Monday, June 09, 2014 - 00:32

June 9 - It's Thai elephants versus students in a warm-up soccer match ahead of the World Cup. Sasha Salama reports.

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Even elephants in Thailand have been bitten by the World Cup bug. The elephants, painted with various national flags, showed off their soccer skills in a warm-up match against students in central Thailand. Despite their considerable size advantage, even three elephant goalies couldn't stop one student from scoring. While the match ended in a draw, one elephant wasn't shy about celebrating his own impressive performance.

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Thai elephants kick off World Cup craze

Monday, June 09, 2014 - 00:32