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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:11 am

Karma Dorje wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:31 pm

Adiós España.
I was at Applebees and I saw the end of the match.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by DNS » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:55 pm

Unfortunately, Mexico loses.

In the Belgium win, what a goal in the final seconds! The team literally sprinted down the field to score in the final seconds.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Karma Dorje » Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:03 pm

DNS wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:55 pm
Unfortunately, Mexico loses.

In the Belgium win, what a goal in the final seconds! The team literally sprinted down the field to score in the final seconds.
What a crazy second half! That Vertonghen header was redonculous.
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Norwegian » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:25 pm

First match: Disappointed that it had to be Mexico vs. Brazil because I like both, but Brazil has been my team since 1990 so yeah, sorry Mexico, you had to go.

Second match: Went into it expecting Belgium to roll over Japan, instead Japan dominated Belgium and almost won - because that definitely was an "almost won" match by Japan. Really impressed with how well they played. They definitely deserved a quarter final place with the play they showed in this match.

I followed Japanese reactions on Twitter throughout the match, and it was really fun to see how they reacted with surprise and disbelief at first goal, "We're doing it?? We're doing it!?" then how the joy just exploded with the 2nd goal, but then with first Belgium goal they started feeling doubt "Oh no, this is dangerous...", and with equalizer they got super nervous. With third goal they were all depressed. Post match while still down (and very tired) they praised the effort of the Japanese team and applauded them as pretty much victors despite loss.

Football really is a dramatic sport of epic proportions unlike anything else.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:19 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:25 pm
Football really is a dramatic sport of epic proportions unlike anything else.
You a Bills fan?

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Norwegian » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:37 pm

Virgo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:19 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:25 pm
Football really is a dramatic sport of epic proportions unlike anything else.
You a Bills fan?

Kevin...
When I say football, I mean that thing you Americans refer to as "soccer"... :D

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Karma Dorje » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:40 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:37 pm
Virgo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:19 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:25 pm
Football really is a dramatic sport of epic proportions unlike anything else.
You a Bills fan?

Kevin...
When I say football, I mean that thing you Americans refer to as "soccer"... :D
Yes, broken down it is:

foot - played with the feet
ball - a round object

As opposed to American "football":

hand - played with the hands
egg - an ovoid object
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Norwegian » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:40 pm

Karma Dorje wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:40 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:37 pm
Virgo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:19 pm


You a Bills fan?

Kevin...
When I say football, I mean that thing you Americans refer to as "soccer"... :D
Yes, broken down it is:

foot - played with the feet
ball - a round object

As opposed to American "football":

hand - played with the hands
egg - an ovoid object
Correct.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:41 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:37 pm
Virgo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:19 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:25 pm
Football really is a dramatic sport of epic proportions unlike anything else.
You a Bills fan?

Kevin...
When I say football, I mean that thing you Americans refer to as "soccer"... :D
Oh.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:43 pm

Karma Dorje wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:40 pm

As opposed to American "football":

hand - played with the hands
egg - an ovoid object
:rolling:

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:44 pm

I was just taking the piss, in case you couldn't tell.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by DNS » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:52 pm

England advances to the semi-finals!!

:woohoo:

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by DNS » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:12 pm

Croatia defeats England!

Croatia will be one of the smallest countries to make it to the WC finals (4 million population).

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Wayfarer » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:30 pm

Yeah shame for the Brits. I didn't realise, til they lost, that I wanted to see them win.
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Simon E. » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:01 pm

Not Brits Wayfarer..English. :smile:
The Scots Northern Irish and Welsh have their own teams..which did not qualify for this tournament.

Gareth Southgate's young team did very well . Few of us expected them to get as far as the semi finals.

I think by the time of the European Cup in two years he will have built a formidable team.
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Norwegian » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:09 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:01 pm
Not Brits Wayfarer..English. :smile:
The Scots Northern Irish and Welsh have their own teams..which did not qualify for this tournament.
Correct.

Meanwhile in Scotland:
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And Ireland:
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There's no way you'll find someone from Scotland or Northern Ireland as an example, singing "It's coming home!!" to England winning matches in the World Cup :lol:

But yeah, Southgate did well. Let him continue as coach and the team can only improve.
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Simon E. » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:15 pm

I had a Scottish colleague who as a young man was in a pub in Glasgow when England won the World Cup in 66. He said he had never seen so many depressed people. :smile:
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by ford_truckin » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:27 pm

Amazing run by England. I thought they would of gotten knocked out in the earlier rounds. France will now defeat Croatia.

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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Virgo » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:28 am



Kevin...
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Re: Football World Cup.

Post by Wayfarer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:53 am

Simon E. wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:01 pm
Not Brits Wayfarer..English. :smile:
I suppose it's a distinction that eluded me, but it's hard to spot the difference from 15,000km away. :-)

And, yes, the English team did do really well, and also conducted themselves splendidly. The coach impressed, also.
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