According to ABC, in the city of Numinyeh (think I spelled it right), Iraqi citizens took on the U.S. Marines in a game of soccer (football, to purists
Iraq beat the U.S. Marines 4-nil. And, apparently, by getting their asses kicked, the Marines have seem to established a lot of good will with the people in that town.
Also, in Basra, ABC reported that the Iraqi's took on the Brits, and soundly trounced the Brits, 9-3.
Move 'em up in the FIFA rankings.