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Uruguay fans celebrate win over South Korea

06-27-2010 09:07 BJT Special Report: World Cup 2010 |

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Uruguay soccer fans are celebrating after their team beat South Korea 2-1 in the opening match of the knock-out stage of the World Cup. In the quarter-finals, Uruguay will play the winner of the match between the United States and Ghana.

Uruguay fans were carrying flags, singing and chanting in the rain as they left the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Uruguay fan Robin said, "It was a fantastic game, both teams gave one hundred percent, Uruguay went to sleep a little bit in the second half but that second goal was fantastic."

South Korea fan Choi Jin-Ah said, "I am happy with the fact that our team advanced to the round of the top 16. I feel sorry for today's defeat, but I am sure our players will play better at next World Cup matches and I will again support them. Go for it!"

South Korean fans are disappointed with their World Cup defeat by Uruguay, but are proud of their team's efforts.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CCTV.com

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