2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by Jax, May 8, 2014.

  1. Relayer1

    Relayer1 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Argentina certainly won't be as shambolic as Brazil were - it'll be a closer match, but Germany should do it comfortably.

    I'll be gutted if Argentina do win...
     
  2. EmoBorg

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    Germany vs Argentina

    Let's do it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Roger Wilco

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    I want Argentina to win for many reasons, but the two most important ones are:

    1) They are not Germany
    2) It would finally give Messi the legitimacy as the best player of this generation, which he deserves even though I don't like him

    It's really mostly just about 1) though if I'm being honest. ;)
     
  4. Shaytan

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    Yeps, but it's hopeless :(
     
  5. { Emilia }

    { Emilia } Cute but deadly Moderator

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    Bitter much? :devil:
     
  6. Roger Wilco

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    Nope, nothing to do with bitterness, I'm pretty sure pledging eternal opposition to the German national football team is a pre-requisite to gain Austrian citizenship. And for natural-born citizens it's a matter of course anyway. ;)
     
  7. { Emilia }

    { Emilia } Cute but deadly Moderator

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    I've always found this rather petty to be honest. It's funny how the tiny neighbours hate their big neighbours. Whereas the big neighbours mostly don't give a shit and think you're cute.
     
  8. Roger Wilco

    Roger Wilco Admiral Admiral

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    Yeah, that's true, and I can't deny it's petty, but it is what it is.
     
  9. Skywalker

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    I'm certainly rooting for Germany. Always been a fan of both the team and the country itself, plus I just don't really like Argentina (as a team, no real opinion on the country). But I'm not going to be able to see much of the game, unfortunately, because my work schedule is not World Cup-friendly. :(
     
  10. Roger Wilco

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    Excellent first half, Argentina is no push-over. Much harder game for Germany than everybody (except probably Argentinian fans) expected I think.
     
  11. Shaytan

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    I was wrong. It's a very pleasant match :)
     
  12. Danny99

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    If you aren't going to show the streaker, don't have the commentator go on and on about him.
     
  13. Relayer1

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    Anyone else think Argentina coach Sabella looks like 'old' Biff in Back To The Future ?
     
  14. Roger Wilco

    Roger Wilco Admiral Admiral

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    Well, shit. Congrats.

    Glad I was watching this at home and not in some pub or something.
     
  15. CorporalCaptain

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  16. Shaytan

    Shaytan Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Bof.
    At least that was an interesting match.
     
  17. Mr. Adventure

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    1-0, just as Joe Six-Pack in the US would imagine. :)
     
  18. Alidar Jarok

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    I was rooting for Germany, but it was still tough when they pulled ahead. I guess I somehow thought the game could last forever.
     
  19. CorporalCaptain

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    Germany had more energy in extra periods, and given how Germany was holding onto possession on the Argentine half, the outcome was what I expected. However, both teams had multiple opportunities to score throughout the game, which makes it a great and sufficiently even game, in my book.
     
  20. Jax

    Jax Admiral Admiral

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    YESSSS £19 won thank you Gotze and also glad Germany won, overall they played the best football both at the back and going forward. Also the pictures of crying Argentina fans sustain my lifeforce :p Also my MOTM was Schweinsteiger who because of that pips "Michael Bradley" in my World Cup XI Team.

    My team of the World Cup (4-3-3)
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    Neuer

    Lahm
    Hummels
    Boateng
    Blind

    Mascherano
    Schweinsteiger

    Rodriguez

    Robben
    Muller
    Messi

    Player of the tournament = Muller