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Legend of '66 hails Korea DPR

Korea DPR legend Pak Tu-Ik has praised the current side for its exploits in the FIFA World Cup™ and predicted that they will continue to produce surprising results.

The former striker, who was pivotal in his country's win over Italy in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, said the North Koreans had shown their mettle by putting up a dogged fight Tuesday against Brazil despite losing 2-1. "I never dreamt I would see a day like this. This is a big surprise. North Korean football will continue to shock the world," he said in Pyongyang this week, according to the website of the Chosun Sinbo newspaper.

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