Slovenia's odds in the World Cup are 720 to 1, in case any of you like betting on the underdog.
<P>The whole country is aflame here. The team is widely expected to get the boot in the first round, but miracles do happen, and everyone is hoping for a few this weekend. (Their opening match is against Spain, which will require divine intervention for them to win...)<P>In their defense, Slovenia surprised quite a few people during the qualifications. They eliminated both Romania and Yugoslavia to get in. (Ranked 14th and 10th in the world, respectively.) But I guess we'll see what happens soon enough.<P>In addition to the great links Nicole posted, there is this:<P><A HREF="http://www.fifa.com/rank/index_E.html" TARGET=_blank>FIFA World Rankings</A><P>Good luck to everyone!