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Old 06-20-2018, 01:43 PM
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World Cup Football 2018

Watching the Spain vs Iran game. Viva Espana!
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Old 06-20-2018, 01:52 PM
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Love me some World Cup! My two favorites for this Cup are Germany (my go-to UEFA team) and Mexico (my default CONCACAF team after the US didn't qualify). Now that Mexico beat Germany in the knockout round (though Germany will likely move on to the next round), I'm going for the "Murderers and Rapists" team.
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Old 06-20-2018, 01:54 PM
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love me some world cup! My two favorites for this cup are germany (my go-to uefa team) and mexico (my default concacaf team after the us didn't qualify). Now that mexico beat germany in the knockout round (though germany will likely move on to the next round), i'm going for the "murderers and rapists" team.
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:17 PM
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gooooal! Espana!
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:40 PM
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gooooal! Espana!
It took them quite a while to score off Iran. There's actually a pretty good story behind the Iranian team by Jason Rezaian, the guy imprisoned by Iran after he talked to Bourdain.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...-for-normalcy/

Close call on the Iran goal that was disallowed for off-sides.
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:56 PM
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Nice game. It's brought back some fond memories for this old goalie.
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Nice game. It's brought back some fond memories for this old goalie.
In the past 5-6 years, I've grown more interested in good soccer (UEFA, CONMEBOL) than in the NFL. Two 45 minutes halves of constant action, whereas football is ~11 minutes of action interrupted by over 3 hours of commercials, time-outs and assorted butt-scratching.
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Two of our players with turkish roots ruined the atmosphere in our team dramatically - this has an impact on the efficiency of our team - since they posed with the dictator Erdogan.
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In the past 5-6 years, I've grown more interested in good soccer (UEFA, CONMEBOL) than in the NFL. Two 45 minutes halves of constant action, whereas football is ~11 minutes of action interrupted by over 3 hours of commercials, time-outs and assorted butt-scratching.

A good very fast soccer match is something fantastic. Portugal vs. Spain was great entertainment.
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Two of our players with turkish roots ruined the atmosphere in our team dramatically - this has an impact on the efficiency of our team - since they posed with the dictator Erdogan.
Geez!
And that is why the press has been so nasty to Ozil. I knew something was amiss.

Perhaps these guys were just naive and did not realize the implication of being seen with Erdogan.
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