ICYMI: El Salvador’s Awkward National Anthem Mix-up

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Things got very awkward moments before El Salvador and Argentina’s soccer teams kicked off their friendly match at FedExField Saturday.

When it was time for El Salvador’s national anthem to be played, event organizers played the wrong anthem:

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As the anthem played – that one belongs to the Isle of Man – fans began booing when they realized they were listening to the wrong tune. Most of El Salvador’s players stood confused until it was time for the game to begin.

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Some Players Removed Their Hands From Their Chests


Others Looked Around Wondering WTF


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After getting called out repeatedly via social media, the organizers of the event apologized for the mix-up, calling it an “honest mistake.”

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