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Watch San Marino players celebrate first World Cup Qualifying away goal in 15 years

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Dave Fawbert
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When you're a San Marino fan, the opportunity to celebrate does not come around too often. So when it does, you absolutely have to make the most of it.

And that's exactly what their players, supporters, and Twitter account did last night, when the perennial minnows - who have a population of just 33,000 - scored their first World Cup away goal in 15 years in a qualifying match in Oslo against Norway.

Just watch this.

But how did the news go down in the Norwegian TV studios? Not well. Not well at all.

But forget Norway, let's concentrate on glorious San Marino.

In the end, Norway scored three more, to win 4-1. So that's still a victory, right?

Yes, that's definitely a victory. And how could this joyous moment possibly be improved?

Well, just like this.

See you again in 2031 guys!

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ShortList.com staff writer Dave’s primary passions are pop, prose, punning and power ballads (and alliteration). A lower division football enthusiast and long-suffering cricket fan, he is one of only 110 people followed on Twitter by Chas Hodges from Chas ‘n’ Dave. Follow Dave on Twitter like Chas: @davefawbert

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