A picture of Haiti in the 70’s

Here’s a fun fact. In 1974, Haiti had the honor of being the second country in the Caribbean to qualify for the 10th FIFA World Cup championship. That year it was held in Germany. It was another 14 years before another Caribbean nation qualified for that honor. To the utter astonishment, and downright shock of the whole sports world, a man by the name of Emmanuel Sanon scored a goal against Italy.

 

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