Team GB's Women's Football Team captain Casey Stoney with their cuddly mascot, Brian the Lion. The team had just beaten Brazil in front of over 70,000 fans at Wembley Stadium. A night to remember for women in sport. (SHEKICKS.NET)
Not surprisingly, the North Korean women's football team had to resort to some on-court high drama to assert their national identity. Failure to do so would have meant an ignominious return to the labor camps and a herbivore (not vegan) diet.