The things we can’t believe: A 38-0 victory in an international football match on Sunday


Fiji has broken the record for highest-margin goal victory in a single international match after beating Federated States of Micronesia by a whopping 38-0 in the Pacific Games on Sunday.

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Amazingly, at half-time, Fiji led by 21-0 as Antonio Tuivuna scored 10 goals.

Fiji have now broken Australia’s long-standing record of 31-0 against American Samao, that victory coming in 2001 during an Oceania qualifier for the 2002 World Cup.

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The only catch is that it is yet not sure whether FIFA will acknowledge this Fiji record while it comes at an under-age tournament.

Interestingly, Micronesia lost their first match in the tournament 30-0 to Tahiti.

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Butchered, is that the right word to explain the loss?


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