World Cup Fever sweeps across Vilnius

  • 1998-07-16
  • Paul Beckman
No national team playing, but lots of interest in the gameThe Lithuanians are on the sidelines this year, but that hasn't stopped World Cup Fever from raging in Vilnius. The Lithuanian capital has a large expat community that floods the bars each night to support their respective teams, but the Lithuanians themselves have been just as eager to watch, as Paul Beckman reports.According to Reuters news agency, Brit-ish Telecom experienced 16 million fewer phone calls while the English national team squared off against Tunisia in a World Cup soccer match in France. After England scored their ...
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