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Ecuador and Greece drew 1-1 in a Flushing friendly. Writes ESPN New York, "While the Mets were away, Citi Field played host to its first soccer match — a 1-1 draw between Greece and Ecuador. It attracted 39,656 spectators, outdrawing all but the Mets' home-opener crowd of 41,075."

After seeing this level of attendance and fan enthusiasm, Fred Wilpon'll probably evict the Mets before the next homestand. What would it cost to buy a couple of Central American nations?


Here's Ecuador's pretty tying goal:

And here are the Greeks celebrating the draw afterward:

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