2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

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

  1. Skywalker

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    I saw at least two different instances where a player had the ball and a shot at the goal, and instead of taking the shot they tried to get it to Ronaldo. Hilarious. :lol:

    And kind of pathetic.
     
  2. { Emilia }

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    Almost makes you glad all your players are equally shit, right? :D *hides*!
    Team work beats this silly stuff.
     
  3. Skywalker

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    Meanie. :(

    But yeah, this performance from Portugal so far is kind of encouraging. If the US can beat Ghana tonight (no easy feat, I know), it at least gives them a chance at getting out of this group. I'd love to see Germany just keep scoring. Screw up that goal differential as much as possible. :D
     
  4. Roger Wilco

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    Germany is one of those teams that might just keep going like that in the second half too instead of being satisfied with 3:0.
     
  5. { Emilia }

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    I was just thinking that. Italy would just give the ball to Pirlo and go have a coffee in the second half.
     
  6. Relayer1

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    Disappointed with the TV coverage.

    Where's the closeup of Ronaldo's face each time Germany score ?
     
  7. Garak

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    :lol: Pepe.
     
  8. Mario de Monti

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    WOW!! 4-0??? I did NOT expect that, but I´m very pleased :techman: Makes the match on Saturday a lot more relaxing to watch :)
     
  9. Whizzer

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    Very nice game from a german perspective, unlucky for Portugal that they didn't get that penalty.
     
  10. Mario de Monti

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    That´s true. Although it was so late in the match, it wouldn´t really have made much of a difference. But it would have been a little something for the fans at least.
     
  11. Ayelbourne

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    When Ronaldo ends up not even doing his "free kick show" anymore, you know you've done a good job neutralizing him.

    Poor Portugal. Even Zangief couldn't save them.
     
  12. Count Zero

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    Well, the monkey was right. The camel will be turned into camel burger soon. ;)

    Wow, 4-0, just like old times. :D

    Since I watched at the fan area I didn't get the detailed look you get at home but it was fun. Portugal seemed to be quite weak, though. The USA might have a chance against them, after all. I don't share the dislike for Ronaldo most people seem to have but I enjoy the sad and pouty faces he makes when a game doesn't go his way a lot. I hope his failed free kick against Lahm will be turned into a meme, it gets even funnier on replays.
     
  13. { Emilia }

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    Iran vs Nigeria is officially the first crappy game in what's so far been a very entertaining World Cup.
    Here's hoping that Ghana and the USA will make for a more entertaining watch. Who will I be rooting for?!
     
  14. Skywalker

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    Good lord, what a dull match between Iran and Nigeria. Hopefully US/Ghana will be more fun, regardless of the result. Though I just saw on Yahoo that both Essien and Boateng aren't in the starting lineup. :eek: I didn't know either of them were injured.
     
  15. Count Zero

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    Yeah, just saw that, too. Odd.
     
  16. Romulan_spy

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    Well, US certainly did not waste any time scoring. Yeah!
     
  17. Count Zero

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    Indeed.

    I like the African style borders on Ghana's jerseys. As far as fashion is concerned, it's 1-0 for Ghana. ;)
     
  18. Skywalker

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    That goal right in the opening minute was fantastic, but for the most part Ghana dominated possession after that. Hopefully the US can do a better job of keeping the ball next half. They also need to do something about the left side of their defense. Beasley's looking awful so far.
     
  19. Alidar Jarok

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    This has been a brutally physical match so far.
     
  20. { Emilia }

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    I gotta say I feel a bit sorry for Ghana. They didn't pay attention for 30 seconds and then played a decent game wasting all their chances.