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    Terrible refereeing and lots of diving. But WOW what a goal by van Persie and Netherlands.

    Who are you rooting for in this, the largest sporting event in the world?

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    Well I have to be rooting for the Americans of course. I also have a soft spot for the British (because of Wayne Rooney).

    But wow, who saw this coming from the Dutch (and from Spain as well). 5-1 in favor of the Oranje, RvP and Arjen Robben with a pair of goals each.
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    Holy crap. Netherlands fucked Spains shit up.

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    Spain got REKT.
    Well, it appears that this Spanish tiki-taka came to its end after 6 years.

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    Don't follow that closely, but, to no one's surprise, France has my support.

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    USA needs to beat Ghana and steal points from Portugal and Germany and hope for the best. What a brutal group draw they got.

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    I don't think I've ever been more wrong with my prediction (Spain 2-0). Oh my word this game is already a classic. I can honestly say no Dutch person expected this. Nearly everyone had extremely low expectations, especially against Spain. I can only hope this is not just for this match, but I really don't think so after watching this.

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    Shocking how fast Spain keeper Iker Casillas has declined. That bad first touch on the last goal was downright embarrassing.

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    Ha Torres' fail at the 90th minute

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    Very proud of Australia. Fought and held their own against a quality side that can beat the Dutch and Spain. Obviously have to confident with the next game being the Dutch. Great signs from Leckie, Wilkinson, Halloran and Franjic.

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    Australia played very well after looking completely outmatched the first twenty minutes. I thought they would get the equalizer against Chile. Cahill is a beast in the air.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Legacy View Post
    Australia played very well after looking completely outmatched the first twenty minutes. I thought they would get the equalizer against Chile. Cahill is a beast in the air.
    The fact Chile is by far the shortest team on average, didn't help much. Every-single-ball on the air is a nightmare and our best defender is actually a 5'7" tall midfielder. We had two tall centre backs, but both of them were discarded before one of them is a young wimp who became nervous at the first days of training, and the other hasn't played a single match in six months and is out of shape.



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    P.S. NO, Pitbull is not our coach. xD
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    I'm very excited for Italy/England tomorrow. Best part: it's the first round so England can't be eliminated on penalties yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Legacy View Post
    I'm very excited for Italy/England tomorrow. Best part: it's the first round so England can't be eliminated on penalties yet.
    Two teams who saw better times in the past. But a classic is a classic and that never dies.
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    Any predictions on who you think will win the whole ball of wax?

    I am going with Argentina over Brazil in a legendary final. Messi will shake the critics who say he folds under the WC pressure with an inspired tournament.

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