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Sheriff FC stun Madrid; Prove that football is not played on paper

There is no doubt, FC Sheriff's victory against Los Blancos is arguably the greatest upset in a UCL match in recent times. Before yesterday's game at BERNABEU, the Moldovan side had never featured in Europe’s biggest club competition. However, they are topping the table that comprises the club that has lifted this trophy more times than any other team. From a glance, the visitors looked like a random collection of unknown players plying their trade in an obscure league, but they authenticated their relevance last night. This was possible with a combination of determined players coupled with a manager’s game plan that ensured that the unknown became known to the football world. I guess folks will start taking them seriously from henceforth. Having such belief in themselves that the...