Iceland soccer commentator finds team's performance satisfactory

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His name is Gummi Ben. The BBC reports on a remarkable day for the 330,000-strong island nation.

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Gummi Ben, who became a commentator after hanging up his boots in 2009, has been fending calls off all day.

“It’s been quite strange and actually hectic, because the phone hasn’t stopped ringing,” he told the BBC.

“But I’m really enjoying it! It’s part of the job.”

Translation: “*screams*. My voice is gone, but it doesn’t matter. We have come forward, in this tournament, and never, not once have I ever felt so good”

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