Polly want a correction?

July 9, 2010

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“The Netherlands and Spain  will square off Sunday for the World Cup final, the first ever for both  sides.”

On Mani the parrot, who predicts the Netherlands will win the World Cup, your reporter mistakenly, in her voiceover, says this is the first time for each Spain and the Netherlands to be in the World Cup final. That is incorrect. The Netherlands has been in two previous final games.


That’s quite an embarrassing error to make two days before the finals. We corrected: GBU Editor

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