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  • Greece, Ghana and Algeria also earned berths, and Mexico took a 5-1 lead into the second leg of its playoff against New Zealand.

    France's soccer team celebrate after defeating Ukraine during the World Cup qualifying playoff second-leg soccer match between France and Ukraine at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. France beats Ukaine 3-0 in playoff second leg to qualify for World Cup.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 19, 2013, 11:04 PM EST
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  • Iceland's players practice during a training session Monday, Nov. 18 2013, at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb. Iceland will play Croatia on Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying playoff second-leg soccer match.

    Icelanders who have fought back for five years since the country's spectacular financial collapse finally have something to smile about.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 19, 2013, 5:45 PM EST
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