Guess How Icelandic Couples Celebrated Surprise Soccer Win 9 Months Ago?

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By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 28, 2017 8:15 PM CDT
Icelandic Couples Really Celebrated Surprise Soccer Win 9 Months Ago
Iceland's players celebrate at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between England and Iceland, at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Monday, June 27, 2016. Iceland won 2-1.   (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

How long ago was it that Iceland's soccer team, in a "stunning" upset, beat England's at Euro 2016? Well, just about nine months. And, as humorously points out, over this past weekend—which marked almost exactly nine months from Iceland's June 27 win—an Icelandic hospital announced it had doled out a record number of epidurals to ladies giving birth. Coincidence? Probably not. (Read more soccer stories.)

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