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World Cup 2018
« on: June 14, 2018, 09:58:17 AM »
It's that time bitches!

I love the world cup.  My only regret about is that there are few teams that have a legit chance of winning.  I am always hoping for a first time winner.

IMO these are the teams with Legit chances to win who aren't in the obvious group.
  • Colombia
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • Mexico -- I don't really think they have a chance.
  • England -- Really don't belong on this list since they have won it before...but it has been something like 50 years
  • Croatia

Now is the list of teams mostly likely to win (in order of likelyhood):
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay -- They have won it before...but chance wise they belong in the first group

Personally I am hoping for Colombia, highly unlikely (I was born there for those of you that don't know.)  After that I would enjoy a team from the first list.  In the second list I used to love Brazil, but I am a bit sick of them.  I lived in Brazil for six years so I do have an attachment to them.  Argentina hasn't won in a while so I wouldn't mind them.  After that I am really not a fan of any of them.  Germany is a really impressive team and I really hope they don't win.  A bit sick of Spain.  With Uruguay I really hate their best player Suarez; such an asshole.

First game starts in 2 minutes!


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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 03:32:27 PM »
Now is the list of teams mostly likely to win (in order of likelyhood):
  • Brazil

Color me shocked.

Why I don't pay attention - it's always the same winners. ;) [/list]

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 04:12:20 PM »
Sadly it is a valid point for a lot of soccer, and maybe sports in general.

Still the World Cup has a lot of drama that makes watching/following it a ton of fun.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018, 09:17:56 AM »
Mexico beats Germany.  That's a pretty big upset.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2018, 09:47:48 AM »
That is huge.  Now it is up to Mexico to keep the pressure up and win its group.

Today we have England and tomorrow Colombia.  Fun stuff. 

Also nice to see the powerhouses being less than impressive.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2018, 01:14:11 PM »

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2018, 11:47:14 AM »
So the last sixteen started today.

This is my order of preference (number of World Cup Wins):
  • Colombia (0)
  • England (1)
  • Belgium (0)
  • Mexico (0)
  • Croatia (0)
  • Portugal (0)
  • Denmark (0)
  • Sweden (0)
  • Switzerland (0)
  • Japan (0)
  • Argentina (2)
  • France (1)
  • Uruguay (2)
  • Brazil (5)
  • Spain (1)
  • Russia (0)

Russia is at the bottom more because I am sick of all things Russian these days, and they really aren't that good.  If they do go far I will be very suspicious of things happening behind the scenes.  Sadly for me England and Colombia play on Tuesday, so I will quickly lose one of the teams I like.

I will cross out the teams as they lose.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2018, 01:42:19 PM »
That was a messi performance. Hope Uruguay lose

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2018, 06:44:01 PM »

  • Colombia (0)
  • England (1)
  • Belgium (0)
  • Mexico (0)
  • Croatia (0)
  • Portugal (0)
  • Denmark (0)
  • Sweden (0)
  • Switzerland (0)
  • Japan (0)
  • Argentina (2)
  • France (1)
  • Uruguay (2)
  • Brazil (5)
  • Spain (1)
  • Russia (0)

Not sure if you are being sarcastic about Messi, but what happened was certainly not his fault.  Poor coaching and strategies are at the heart of Argentina's problems.

In both cases the better team won. 

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2018, 07:36:19 PM »
Anybody but Brazil or Russia, plz.


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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2018, 08:12:52 PM »
Japan donít deserve to be there either.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2018, 02:09:19 PM »
  • Colombia (0)
  • England (1)
  • Belgium (0)
  • Mexico (0)
  • Croatia (0)
  • Portugal (0)
  • Denmark (0)
  • Sweden (0)
  • Switzerland (0)
  • Japan (0)
  • Argentina (2)
  • France (1)
  • Uruguay (2)
  • Brazil (5)
  • Spain (1)
  • Russia (0)

Unbelievable that Spain lost.  Honestly they deserved to lose.  They played a very uninspiring game and they allowed Russia to hang around.  The Russian goalie played out of his mind especially in the shoot out.  For the record the ref did a great job in the game.

Japan was the worst team in group H.  They got lucky against Colombia with a red card, and they managed to tie Senegal.  Senegal should have won that game but they twice allowed Japan to equalize.  It stinks that Senegal got knocked out by fair play rules but they could have won their game against Japan.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2018, 04:21:41 PM »
Go Croteam!! I mean Croatia :D  Lets hope they knock over the ruskys next!.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2018, 10:15:21 AM »
Well there are worse reasons to follow a team.

  • Colombia (0)
  • England (1)
  • Belgium (0)
  • Mexico (0)
  • Croatia (0)
  • Portugal (0)
  • Denmark (0)
  • Sweden (0)
  • Switzerland (0)
  • Japan (0)
  • Argentina (2)
  • France (1)
  • Uruguay (2)
  • Brazil (5)
  • Spain (1)
  • Russia (0)

Two games to penalty kicks yesterday, which is unfortunate.

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Re: World Cup 2018
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2018, 11:07:46 AM »
Mexico loses to Brazil.  I think Brazil is going to win it all.