Thursday, 26 April 2012

Cuba Home 2011

Flag of Cuba

First international: Cuba 3-1 Jamaica (1930)

Biggest win: Cuba 9-0 Puerto Rico (1995)

Biggest loss: Sweden 8-0 Cuba (1938)

Most capped: Yenier Marquez (109 caps)

Top scorer: Lester More (29 goals)

Star player: Roberto Linares (Villa Clara) 

Cuba are more known for their baseball and boxing. In fact boxing is their national sport and in baseball they currently have the most baseball world cups. But many people would not know that they reached the 1938 World Cup quarter final and becoming the first Caribbean team to do so in the process. Unfortunately they got thrashed 8-0 by Sweden and have not qualified since.

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