6 reasons why Tahiti's footballers are your new favourite team

One player climbs coconut trees for a living.

TAHITI LOST TO Nigeria in the Confederations Cup 6-1 yesterday.

All things considered, it was a huge win for Tahiti. The tiny island nation is ranked 138th in the world, and only one player on the entire team plays professional soccer. This is your new favourite team.

1. Only one player is a professional, some of their jobs include: delivery man, truck driver, gym teacher, and accountant.

tahiti confederations cup 2013

2. One player, Teheivarii Ludivon, climbs coconut trees for a living.

coconut tree climber

3. They do class celebrations (via For The Win)

tahiti boat celebration

4. They're official Twitter account is fantastic.

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5. Their goals are beautiful, even when they accidentally score on themselves.

tahiti own goal

6. They scored against Nigeria

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