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Beautiful. No need to apologize.
> > LATEST NEWS...
> > THE U.S. WORLD CUP SQUAD HAVE JUST ARRIVED IN MUNICH
> > TO TAKE FULL CREDIT FOR SATURDAY'S VICTORY.
> > Subject: FW: CNN Newsflash...And there's more...
> > And the full story:
> > Hollywood to make film of Munich Victory
> > Universal Pictures announced today they plan to make a film of the
> > momentous football match that took place on Saturday. "Five-One"
> > is the tentative title of what could be next year's big summer hit,
> > depicting the American national soccer team's stunning victory over
> > Germany.
> > Nicolas Cage heads an all star cast as the captain of the brave US
> > Soccer team haunted by the trauma of losing in the 2000 World Cup
> > final on penalties and the death of his wife in a riot caused by
> > English football hooligans, and finds love in the arms of a female
> > sports journalist played by Julia Roberts.
> > Mel Gibson is the no-nonsense Swedish coach wholeads them
> > to glory, with Keanu Reeves, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Will
> > Smith playing some of Cage's heroic team mates.
> > Jeremy Irons is set to star as Sir Nigel Villiers-Smythe, the
> > dastardly Englishman who coaches the German team and forces them
> > to play with poisoned-tipped studs to try and cheat the heroic
> > American team out of victory.
> > Director Steven Spielberg defended the film-makers' decision to focus
> > on the American contribution to the victory over Germany and
> > inaccurate and even imagined events in the story, saying, "Obviously
> > we've had to take some artistic licence to make the story work on film,
> > but I hope that what we produce will be true to the spirit of what
> > happened on that famous night."
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