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BlackGrape

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I think its time we grew up as a nation and started supporting France for the WC.
 

chris d

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I've gotten to see a few games now. I hate club football but this has been fun suckas.
 

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Slept through the France Arg game.

Felt bad for Ronnie last night. Fixtures aren't as sexy today.
 

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a lot i could say about this WC but it's been excellent so far
but here's a few thoughts:

hosting / sponsoring major sport seems to be the thing to do
to improve your nation's PR nowadays. take a bow -
Qatar, UAE, Israel, Kazakhstan. Azeribaijan (sic) etc.

Vlad! Vlad! Vlad Putin! head of the Russian regime
it was a top tournament his people put on...*

as i long suspected most Russians are nice people.

i find it strange that even UK anti racist groups seemed to buy
into 24 hour news channels bigoted stereotypes of ordinary Russian folk.
concentrate on the UK - remember Terry, Shelvey, Jay Rodriguez etc. ?

we were told similar stuff about Ukraine before Euro and no problems
there that i can remember.

it's amazing how mixed together the fans have been inside the stadiums
and no problems that i heard of - great stuff !

some of the biggest stars on the pitch have been the referees.
they have been good to excellent. i can't remember a ref messing up a game.
happy to praise them for a change.
I LUV the amount of pens given for jersey pulling / holding.

fave moments - Korea scoring twice in injury time against Germany,
Russia beating Spain, Panamanian celebrations when they scored against England,
Belgium beating Brazil, Modric v Russia etc.

* to tune of BONEY M's Rasputin
 

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staying away from any english media has saved my sanity i reckon. england team seems pretty likeable from the pitch, my only other knowledge of them is from Bob's Gangs of the EPL on Athletico Mince.
 

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