We've Got the NFL, But Poland Has Volleyball

The 2014 World Volleyball Men's Championship game was huge, especially in Poland.

In Poland, volleyball is the national sports obsession.

And Poland just happened to clinch the FIVB Volleyball Men's Championship for the first time in almost 40 years—in front of a sold-out crowd of over 50,000 and with an estimated 15 million Polish people, nearly 40 percent of the population, watching on TV.

Poland came back from a rough start to win three sets in a row over Brazil, and they made it look easy. Check out the winning point below, and the crowd's reaction to the match point in the video above.

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In Poland, volleyball is the national sports obsession.

And Poland just happened to clinch the FIVB Volleyball Men's Championship for the first time in almost 40 years—in front of a sold-out crowd of over 50,000 and with an estimated 15 million Polish people, nearly 40 percent of the population, watching on TV.

Poland came back from a rough start to win three sets in a row over Brazil, and they made it look easy. Check out the winning point below, and the crowd's reaction to the match point in the video above.


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