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The joy of World Cup victory, as captured by Globe photographers

Thousands of Italian soccer fans jam St. Clair Ave. in Toronto after Italy's win at the 1982 World Cup of soccer.

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Italian soccer fans in Toronto take to the streets to celebrate Italy's 3-1 win over Germany in the 1982 World Cup final.

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Cheering Brazilian fans take over Toronto's College Street after a victory by Brazil at the 1994 World Cup.

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Soccer fans cheer while watching the 1994 World Cup final on the JumboTron at SkyDome in Toronto.

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In a picture taken July 3, 1998, a happy soccer fan toots his horn during celebrations on College St. in Toronto after Brazil defeated Denmark in World Cup soccer action.

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In a picture taken on July 3, 1998, happy soccer fans celebrate on College Street in Toronto after Brazil defeated Denmark in World Cup soccer action.

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Korean fans celebrate on Bloor Street in Toronto following Korea's win over Italy during the 2002 World Cup.

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Korean fans celebrate on Bloor Street in Toronto following Korea's win over Italy during the 2002 World Cup.

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Brazilian fans cheer their team's 2002 World Cup win over Germany on College Street in Toronto.

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Italy fans celebrate on Commercial Drive in Vancouver June 22, 2006 after Italy beat Czech Republic 2-0 in World Cup soccer.

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Italy fans celebrate on Commercial Drive in Vancouver June 22, 2006 after Italy beat Czech Republic 2-0 in World Cup soccer.

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A Italy fan watches nervously at Roma Cafe in Vancouver as his team plays Germany July 4 , 2006 during the 2006 FIFA semi-finals.

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Italian soccer fans in Toronto celebrate their team's 2-0 victory over Germany at the 2006 World Cup.

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Thousands of Italy fans go crazy on Commercial Drive July 9, 2006 in Vancouver after Italy won the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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World Cup soccer fans celebrate Italy's win against Germany in Toronto's stretch of Little Italy on College Street West, July 4, 2006.

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