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Old 06-20-2018, 12:13 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Australia because nobody ever does.
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Seoul
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They'll meet either Spain or Portugal in the last sixteen! They've been impressive but if they can get past either of those, I think they could possibly make the final!
Obviously they're both very good teams, but if we can meet Portugal, it would be nice. Im watching the Morocco-Portugal match, and Portugal look beatable as long as you can keep a certain player quiet
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:13 AM
 
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Well i m still searching for Bulgaria in WC for revenge tho. Kostadinov, we didn't forget.
You'll have to wait lol , we've been a disaster since the Kostadinov/Stoichkov era.
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:14 AM
 
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My prediction about Ronaldo still stands, 4 goals in 2 matches - Pele material.
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:41 AM
 
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Obviously they're both very good teams, but if we can meet Portugal, it would be nice. Im watching the Morocco-Portugal match, and Portugal look beatable as long as you can keep a certain player quiet
Haven't watched the Portugal/Morocco game but I heard Morocco outplayed them and were unlucky to have lost. I think if that's the case, Russia will do them over.

Edit: Just saw Pepe's dive after being tapped on the shoulder. Really embarrasing!
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Old 06-20-2018, 12:54 PM
 
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^ Spain currently struggling vs Iran...I'd say 0:0 or 1:0 Spain with super boring goal by Diego Costa or Iniesta.
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Old 06-20-2018, 01:47 PM
 
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Portugal to the final?

Laughable... Portugal is crap ... crap coach... crap system... unattractive football.... players that should have retired already and that the coach keeps selecting just because... oh well... Time to get bored to see super defensive play and hope the luck will help them score a goal or two ...
My quote from a week ago still stands...

I have never been so ashamed of this team... For the past 2-3 years we have had tremendous luck and ugly football... if during the Euro 2016 at least we knew how to defend, now not even that... it's just sad.

Morrocco pretty much bulldozed Portugal during the match... poor guys played wonderfully their 2 matches and ended up losing both unfairly.
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:13 PM
 
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You'll have to wait lol , we've been a disaster since the Kostadinov/Stoichkov era.
stoichkov is a distinguished sports TV host for a major Spanish speaking channel in latin america.

He is the guru there.... highly praised and admired. They call him *The crack*

Now he is in Russia transmitting for that channel for the world cup.
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Old 06-20-2018, 03:56 PM
 
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stoichkov is a distinguished sports TV host for a major Spanish speaking channel in latin america.

He is the guru there.... highly praised and admired. They call him *The crack*

Now he is in Russia transmitting for that channel for the world cup.
His Spanish is mostly due to his Barcelona days + Spanish isn't hard at all compared to even English (I don't speak it lol but from the little I know it seems like Bulgarian or other Slavic language literally translated).

Then again Portuguese sounds a bit funny...in a good way lol.
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Old 06-20-2018, 05:10 PM
 
Location: SE UK
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Yes I agree! Belgium is strong favorite to win this world cup! They have a impressive talented generation in all positions, that is only common for big schools of soccer as Brazil, Germany or Argentina.
Argentina! lol
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