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    Iceland Ties Portugal in Stunning Euro Result

    They’ll take the draw. Iceland came out aggressive from the opening minute, when Aron Gunnarsson took out Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo — perhaps the world’s finest soccer player — with a hard tackle. While the superstar later dismissed Iceland’s defense-heavy approach as showing a “small mentality,” it helped the underdogs keep Portugal at bay to produce a historic 1-1 draw. The final whistle spawned huge celebrations for the island nation that didn’t expect to even qualify for the Euro 2016 tournament. Both teams are back in action Saturday.

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