Nikita Boksrov narrates a story of how the FIFA World Cup 1966 led to long-lasting connections between the city of Middlesbrough and North Korea. The attitude of the community of the world in 1966, the small country was as cautious as they could. Kim II-Sung’s totalitarian regime didn’t fit well with the values of the Western World. Initially, there had been doubt as to if the team will be let to enter the country and play the game under their flag.
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