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FIFA World Cup 2018 | World Cup of Upsets™

Discussion in 'Football' started by ane, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. Drake WORK MAKES YOU FREE

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    How would that prove anything at all? :drake
     
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    Football justice. England and Belgium owe us a proper game. But does England have the mentality? I definitely expect Belgium to be hungry for the win.
     
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  4. GRIMMM The Black Empire

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    I'll take that over smashing up emergency service vehicles any day.

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    we will see what happens at Euro 2020 :kanyeshrug

    will England keep up the momentum from the WC

    will Germany bounce back or still be shit



    will Italy qualify ? :pathetic
     
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    This England team overachieved and we can be proud of that.

    Before this WC, we hadn't won a knock out game since 2006. The English national team has gone through a dark patch and now has come out of it. We were never favourites, nor should we expect to win this WC. Getting to the semis is an achievement.
     
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  9. Skaddix Well-Known Member

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    Italy has Restored Super Mario after his undeserved Exile so yes. How good will they be who knows but they will make the tournament.

    Germany I don't know they looked old and slow and I don't watch them outside of Champions League so I am not sure what talent they have to sure up most of the team.

    England probably not...they can get better I guess but better then France or Belgium I doubt it.
     
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  10. Jizznificent Your unborn bro

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    England chocked again? In Soviet Russia, England comes home.:hestonpls

    :giogio

    At this point, this was their best/easiest chance to win it but they fell short. they practically had an open goal and they still missed it. Go figure. Such an opportunity may never manifest the same way for them again.

    Kudos for getting this far though.
     
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    The final and semi finals are at Wembley so England has booked their place their and banned the Germans from getting there.

    Italy are going through the way of the Netherlands right now.

    :mahbama
     
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  12. Cheeky 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    Was disgusting, I like to think Scottish fans would only rip apart the actual stadiums :lbj
     
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  14. GRIMMM The Black Empire

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    Stadium seats and toilets.

    Only Sevco fans though.
     
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    anyway club ceasefire is now over

    Spurs DNA in the team, not surprised they failed

    Stones will never be worth 50m

    Liverpool trash like Henderson are insipid

    This is what you get when you dont throw on wele :sun:sun:sun:sun
     
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    It would at least silence those who say that "soccer" has no athleticism and is an easier sport to play than American football.
     
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    Well of course we got 300 pound fat blobs of flesh. Skill Positions are athletic not every position.
     
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    'Murica doesn't excel at football (and likely never will), because football isn't a game that is solely about athleticism and being a genetic freak with an inhumane height unlike American football, basketball, and virtually every other American sports, doesn't work in football. Technique is far, far, far more important, which is why players like Pirlo can excel despite being a slow manlet or players like Messi is more skilled than Ronaldo and an overall better player in spite of Ronaldo being the pinnacle of athleticism. Meantime, Kobe is more skilled than LeBron, but is a worse overall player than the latter because of athleticism.
     
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  19. Drake WORK MAKES YOU FREE

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    Anyone who says that is definitely wrong, but I don't think it would make them understand that. American football is naturally just a higher-scoring game than soccer, so soccer players playing against other soccer players in a game of American football is going to have a higher score than a game of American football players playing soccer.

    To be honest I think the soccer game would actually have an abnormally high score and the American football game would have an abnormally low score, but that's just due to the structure of the sports rather than one type of player being more athletic or better than the other.
     
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    Who cares when you beat Tunisia, Panama, Colombia, and Sweden.

    Also we were favourites to beat Croatia and failed.

    If you are from England, Germany, Italy, France, Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands or Spain you should not be happy unless you win. That is my mentality
     
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    Then your mentality is wrong
     
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    I'm pretty sure Stones would actually die if he tried to tackle a rampaging Leonard Fournette.
     
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    Also yes we were favourites for the Croatia game, but Croatia have a quality team and experience. We played well, they played better.
     
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    I was instead thinking of having the NFL teams face against the FIFA teams. So for instance having the Patriots face against Real Madrid first in a football match and then in an American football match.
     
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    This is what some people don't get. Athleticism means fuck all without technique. Being fast isn't what makes players like Messi good, it's his agility, balance, centre of gravity and ability to change direction which makes him good, all of which progressively decline the taller you get, which is why players like LeBron would fail at football. Take Adam Gemili as an example, he is an elite level sprinter who started out as a pro footballer and failed at the 7th tier of English football. Usain Bolt played football all of his life and is terrible at it. Athleticism is a guarantee of absolutely fuck all. If being a fast, strong genetic freak were optimum for playing football then America already would have dominated the sport by now. But they're not. The only place they can play is in the defense, like Naldo of Schalke.
     
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