The Soccer Team Wins; The Tragedy Continues
This story took place in 2007.
The victory by the Iraqi national soccer team at the Asian Cup yesterday is one of the few pieces of good news the country has received recently.
However, the celebration was short-lived.
A bomb went off in Baghdad as people were celebrating. It killed 50 people and injured more than 130.
Iraq’s win means it will move to the final of the Asian Cup against Saudi Arabia.
short-lived: not lasting long.