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Sheep Show Their Colors Ahead of Soccer World Cup

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A sheep named after Colombia's star striker, Falcao, prepares to take part in a soccer game in the town of Nobsa wearing the colors of the Colombian national team.JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ / Reuters

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World Cup fever took an unlikely turn Sunday as shepherds in the Colombian Andes staged a soccer game between two teams of sheep.

A crowd of 500 turned out as four-legged players dressed in the colors of the Colombian national team edged out a team representing Brazil by four goals to three, according to a match report from The Associated Press.

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