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Italian-Americans Rejoice

BROOKLYN, N.Y.: Italian soccer fans in the Gran Caffee Italia in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York celebrate France’s misfortune after French captain Zinedine Zidane was ejected during their World Cup final soccer match against Italy. (AP Photo / Henny Ray Abrams)
BROOKLYN, N.Y.: Italian soccer fans celebrate under a giant Italian flag on 18th Avenue in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York after Italy beat France. (AP Photo / Henny Ray Abrams)
BROOKLYN, N.Y.: Italian soccer fan Domenico Coppola runs under a 75 foot long by 25 foot wide Italian flag that was stretched across 18th Avenue in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Sunday. (AP Photo / Henny Ray Abrams)
BROOKLYN, N.Y.: Joe Rossotto, center, of the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York, poses for photos with fellow Italian soccer fans after painting himself from head to toe in the colors of the Italian flag. (AP Photo / Henny Ray Abrams)
NEW YORK (Soho): Soccer fans gather in front of the “Le Streghe” Italian restaurant in the Soho district of Manhattan to celebrate Italy’s win over France. (AP Photo / Louis Lanzano)
NEW YORK (Little Italy): Italian soccer fans celebrate their team’s victory over France on Mulberry Street in Little Italy. (Michael Brown / Getty Images)
BOSTON: A statue of the Madonna is carried by soccer fans who watch the World Cup final match between Italy and France in front of Caffe Graffiti on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End neighborhood, during overtime. (AP Photo / Chitose Suzuki)
BOSTON: Soccer fans watch the World Cup final match between Italy and France on an outdoor screen in front of Boston City Hall. (AP Photo / Chitose Suzuki)
BOSTON: Italian soccer fans, watching the World Cup final match between Italy and France in front of Caffe Graffiti on Hanover Street in the North End neighborhood of Boston, pray for Italy’s victory during the game. (AP Photo / Chitose Suzuki)
CHESTERFIELD, Va.: World Cup soccer fans celebrate Italy’s win over France at Angelo’s Italian Pizza Restaurant in Chesterfield, Va. Sunday. Shown are, from left, Julio Bastidos, Luciano D’Aria, Angelo Zimbardo (owner of Angelo’s) and Arnaldo Mazzanti. (AP Photo /Richmond Times-Dispatch, P. Kevin Morley))
NEWARK, N.J.: Fans of the Italian team celebrate Italy’s win over France in the World Cup while watching the soccer game televised outdoors in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo / Mike Derer)
LOS ANGELES (San Pedro): Josephine Orlando shouts her disapproval after a call went in favor of France in its World Cup game against Italy, which was viewed on a large screen monitor in the San Pedro suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo / Ric Francis)
LOS ANGELES (San Pedro): Italian-Americans celebrate Italy’s win over France, which was aired on a large screen monitor in San Pedro. (AP Photo / Ric Francis)
LOS ANGELES (San Pedro): Giuseppe Cracchiolo (white cap) and other Italian-Americans celebrate Italy’s win over France in San Pedro. (AP Photo / Ric Francis)
MIAMI: Kathy Navarro, front, and other Italian soccer fans celebrate Italy’s victory in Miami. (AP Photo / Lynne Sladky)
CHICAGO: An Italian soccer fan waves the Italian flag near Plazza Italia on Harlem Avenue in Chicago. (Trixie Textor / Getty Images)
CHICAGO: Italian soccer fans celebrate near Plazza Italia on Harlem Avenue in Chicago. (Trixie Textor / Getty Images)
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