After years of fighting, of games canceled because of invasion, car bombs, sniper attacks or sectarian strife, fans celbrate a goal for Jawiya as they play Shurta in Baghdad, Iraq.
After years of fighting, of games canceled because of invasion, car bombs, sniper attacks or sectarian strife, fans celbrate a goal for Jawiya as they play Shurta in Baghdad, Iraq. Matthew Schofield / MCT
After years of fighting, of games canceled because of invasion, car bombs, sniper attacks or sectarian strife, fans celbrate a goal for Jawiya as they play Shurta in Baghdad, Iraq. Matthew Schofield / MCT

Joy in Baghdad: Its soccer teams are playing again

March 11, 2009 4:49 PM