Peruvian soccer team's haplessness is record-breaking, coach says

08/27/2013 | Reuters

A Peruvian soccer coach says his team deserves a Guinness World Record for shoddiness after conceding a string of hapless own goals, including one in which a defender blasted the ball into his own net after mistakenly thinking the referee had stopped play. Still, coach Edgar Ospina says he's happy that people have now heard of his team, Union Comercio. "Fifteen days ago, they thought we were an organization of shopkeepers. At least, now they know we are a football team," he says.

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