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Afghanistan-Pakistan soccer match bright point in tumultuous history (Reuters)

An Afghan spectator, with his face painted with the colours of Afghanistan's national flag, watches a friendly soccer match between Afghanistan and Pakistan in Kabul August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

By Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) – With the relationship between Afghanistan and Pakistan often marked by diplomatic fouls and offsides, it took a soccer match in Kabul to bring the neighbors together on Tuesday. Billed as an indication of the country’s gradual return to normality after decades of war and violence, the 6,000-seater stadium was sold out and the jubilant crowd cheered at every pass, erupting into a frenzy when game ended 3-0 to Afghanistan. …


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