Taika Waititi's latest film showcases 'world's worst soccer team'

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American Samoa's national men's soccer team got billed as the "world's worst soccer team" after losing a game 0-31 in 2001. They spent years working to score a goal and win a game. Now, Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi is telling the team's story in a scripted comedy. The World's Bianca Hillier reports.

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