Ep. 88: How Iceland’s loss to the Mighty Ducks in D2 directly led to its current soccer success

June 29, 2016 9:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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With Iceland in the quarterfinals of the European soccer championship, Mike, Tommy, and Kevin connect the dots betwen the current success and Iceland’s loss in the Junior Goodwill Games more than 22 years ago.

Show notes

Shoutout to Leia Burns. Follow her on Twitter: @leia_nog.

Tommy made his prediction way back in Episode 2.

The first Iceland rise:


The second Iceland rise:


The Iceland economy was actually quite good during the 1990s. 

Heimer “The Dentist” Hallgrimsson is 49 years old. Apparently he’s now a former dentist. He was  27 when Iceland lost to the Ducks in the Junior Goodwill Games.

Iceland plays France Sunday at 2 p.m. EST.


Thanks to @Barbelle_Winnie for the #QuackQuestion.


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Pod intro and outro by Josh Luecht

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