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April 10, 2010
World Cup 2010: SLOVAKIA FIFA ranking: 33 Overall World Cup record: 0-0-0 Coach: Vladimir Weiss Best performance: Debut Overview: South Africa 2010 is Slovakia's first appearance in a major international tournament since the breakup of the former Czechoslovakia in the early 1990s. Weiss started on the Czechoslovakia team that thrashed the U.S., 5-1, at the 1990 World Cup in Italy, and his 20-year-old son, also named Vladimir, is a key player on the squad as an attack-minded winger.
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