Iceland at FIFA – level 2

19-06-2018 07:00

Iceland’s population is around 350,000 people, and it is the smallest nation ever to qualify for the FIFA World Cup.

One defender for the Icelandic national team told the media that it is normal for players to have a normal job in Iceland. He works as a salt packer in a Reykjavik warehouse and then goes to training after work.

On the other hand, he said that going to a World Cup is very special for Iceland because the nation is so small. He thinks that this can be inspiring for people to see and make them pursue their dreams.

Difficult words: warehouse (a large building where businesses have their product), inspiring (motivating), pursue your dreams (do what someone loves, change your career, make a dream come true).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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