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World Cup

Postby Mescal » Tue May 27, 2014 3:22 am

Is there already a World cup thread? If not, there really should be :)

Especially since Belgium is also playing!

Larry, I saw Januzaj play for the first time yesterday. He played one half with the Belgian team in a 'friendly' game against Luxemburg. And I must say, I was really impressed! I mean, I've heard a lot about him, but never actually saw him play, but he sure knows what to do with a football
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Tue May 27, 2014 3:43 am

Hey hey!

I saw bits and pieces of him yesterday, I feel proud-ish as a United supporter. Only 18 years old... damn. I hope he goes on to become one of the best in the world.

On my side, everything's ready for the trip. Only 3 weeks to go.

It's a shame that we're most likely not going to see Falcao and that Suárez and Vidal might not be fit to play a big part in the tournament.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Bandit72 » Tue May 27, 2014 4:57 am

I'll be supporting Spain and Argentina.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Tue May 27, 2014 5:10 am

Bandit72 wrote:I'll be supporting Spain and Argentina.


Any forecasts for England?
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Re: World Cup

Postby Bandit72 » Tue May 27, 2014 5:23 am

I'm really not that arsed about England. I much prefer club football to International football. They may get through the group stages, but I doubt they'll go much farther. The football is shite, the players are shite and this whole country goes fucking mental about shite.

Did you watch the CL final on Saturday? I thought Atletico were extremely unlucky.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Tue May 27, 2014 6:17 am

Bandit72 wrote:I'm really not that arsed about England. I much prefer club football to International football. They may get through the group stages, but I doubt they'll go much farther. The football is shite, the players are shite and this whole country goes fucking mental about shite.

Did you watch the CL final on Saturday? I thought Atletico were extremely unlucky.


Yeah, quite a hard-fought match. I agree with you, but I thought this CL final was just written to be won by Real Madrid. I had a bet with my gf's brother, so when Ramos scored I jumped out of bed and knew the game was as good as gone for Atlético.

But boy, wasn't Bale shite throughout the game... I even felt bad for the guy, but in the end he won the game.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Bandit72 » Tue May 27, 2014 6:23 am

Bale AND Ronaldo.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Tue May 27, 2014 6:34 am

Yup. I also thought Cristiano's celebration was cringe-worthy... it's not like he scored the decisive goal or anything, he just scored a penalty when the match was absolutely decided. No need to take that shirt off, as nice as his body can be.

It reminded me of the time Alexis Sánchez scored his first goal for Barcelona. Took his shirt off for no apparent reason. Ridiculous.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Mescal » Tue May 27, 2014 7:57 am

Yeah, Atletico should have won that game.

Courtois should have held the cup up high
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Re: World Cup

Postby Warped » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:24 am

Bandit72 wrote:I'll be supporting Spain and Argentina.


:thumb: Same here. Spain has some hotties and i always go for looks and talent...haha sure. :lol:
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:06 am

Chile has confirmed their 23-men squad, in which you will find only ONE central defender. He is 30 years old and not expected to be a starter. Their back 3 will most likely be comprised by a right back, a left back and Gary Medel (a defensive midfielder) playing as center back. If Gary doesn't play there, one of the full backs will most likely play as CB, being replaced by another full back.

This is gonna be quite fun.
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Re: World Cup

Postby krakle » Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:11 pm

Larry B. wrote:This is gonna be quite fun.


Have fun with the Dutchies.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Bandit72 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:44 am

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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:19 am

The poor bastard...

Did you guys see the tackle against Valencia?

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Re: World Cup

Postby Bandit72 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:51 am

To be fair to him, he touches the ball first, but still a bit rash...
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Re: World Cup

Postby Artemis » Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:35 am

World Cup in Toronto is great. The people REALLY get into it. There is a neighbourhood for nearly every country represented...if not a 'hood, a bar at least. I love seeing all the cars with the flags of the country they are supporting. This morning I saw a Spanish and Croatian flag. The most obnoxious fans, imho, are the Portuguese and Italian fans. They cruise around with their souped cars and giant flags, hollering shit out the windows. :lol:
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Re: World Cup

Postby Larry B. » Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:15 pm

:lol:

Julio César, the goalkeeper of the Brazilian national team, plays for Toronto FC (in one of the strangest transfers I've ever seen.)
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Re: World Cup

Postby Mescal » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:33 pm

Larry B. wrote:The poor bastard...

Did you guys see the tackle against Valencia?

http://gfycat.com/BraveIllfatedBlowfish

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That could've end up bad.
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Re: World Cup

Postby Artemis » Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:12 am

Cute!

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Re: World Cup

Postby creep » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:09 pm

i thought this was interesting

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