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Old 06-11-2014, 03:53 PM   #161
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Argentina is interesting, they have the talent but CONSTANTLY underwhelm. Similar to England. English expectations are so high because of their domestic FA quality, however that quality is only caused by a small few English players.

historically: Rooney, Gerrard, Ferdinand, Lampard and Terry...as these mega-superstars age so does their quality.

Argentina has several all everything players, but they don't play well on the same pitch.
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Argentina is interesting, they have the talent but CONSTANTLY underwhelm. Similar to England. English expectations are so high because of their domestic FA quality, however that quality is only caused by a small few English players.

historically: Rooney, Gerrard, Ferdinand, Lampard and Terry...as these mega-superstars age so does their quality.

Argentina has several all everything players, but they don't play well on the same pitch.

Very nice I just joined the AO Columbia chapter this week!! England has never really impressed me since I have been following the World Cup closely. Argentina has the offensive firepower but they lack on the defensive side IMO.


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England is a prime example of a team with talent but with little chemistry or understanding on how to play as a team.

Going all the way back to 2002 and even 1994, the US has never been one that competes with the world powers on talent. However, team chemistry and togetherness is something that is grossly underrated when it comes to success. Teams can't win on talent alone.

1966 may be one of the worst things to happen to England because expectations for their football team are unrealistic. Playing in one of the best leagues with recognizable names has led to lofty expectations for a group of players who've struggled to be a good TEAM.
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England is a prime example of a team with talent but with little chemistry or understanding on how to play as a team.

Going all the way back to 2002 and even 1994, the US has never been one that competes with the world powers on talent. However, team chemistry and togetherness is something that is grossly underrated when it comes to success. Teams can't win on talent alone.

1966 may be one of the worst things to happen to England because expectations for their football team are unrealistic. Playing in one of the best leagues with recognizable names has led to lofty expectations for a group of players who've struggled to be a good TEAM.
If Roy would go with a younger lineup (keeping Gerrard in the mix), he would have a team that did have an understanding of how to play together because 5 of them - Gerrard, Sturridge, Sterling, Henderson, Flannagan - already play together very effectively at Liverpool. (Now 6 with Lambert signing last week.)
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Like with the Sochi Olympics, there are countless photos online showing how, um, not ready Brazil is to host. I'm curious to see how much of that we actually see during ABC's coverage of the World Cup. Some aspects of it, like field grass that isn't even close to being playable, will be unavoidable.
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I still wish WC was on odd years for the men and women's to fill in for non Olympic years.
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Not sure, did you read that Argentina '78 article?

Those poor Nigerian schoolgirls that were kidnapped...$20 they're in or on their way to Brazil.
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So they got the Olympics and WC not sure how this was possible or was even thought a good idea.
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The WC in Qatar in 2022 needs to change.
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Qatar is actually not that bad. A lot of our troops pass through there on their way to other locations in the region would be pretty safe imho. Don't think they would be hurting for heavy hitting security.
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Pretty sure he was referencing the endless human rights violations that have occurred during the building, the bribery present in FIFA to even get the WC to Qatar in the first place, and the the general lack of preparedness or progress on their stadiums/attractions.
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Not to be that asshat...let's not bridge that conversation to human rights. China got the Olympics a few years ago...Russia this past year and has 2018 World Cup.

Among the top human rights violators in the past century, aside from Nazi Germany, Argentina and N. Korea


Brazil isn't paradise, it's really a dangerous place.


I expect Qatar to lose it's bid and I pray the USA rebid and win it...B/c you KNOW Atlanta's new stadium will host a game and if I have to stab someone...i'm going.*fingers crossed*
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Not to be that asshat...let's not bridge that conversation to human rights. China got the Olympics a few years ago...Russia this past year and has 2018 World Cup.

Among the top human rights violators in the past century, aside from Nazi Germany, Argentina and N. Korea


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I expect Qatar to lose it's bid and have USA rebid and win it...B/c you KNOW Atlanta's new stadium will host a game and if I have to stab someone...i'm going.*fingers crossed*
That would be awesome well not you stabbing someone but The USA having it so close to us!
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If Roy would go with a younger lineup (keeping Gerrard in the mix), he would have a team that did have an understanding of how to play together because 5 of them - Gerrard, Sturridge, Sterling, Henderson, Flannagan - already play together very effectively at Liverpool. (Now 6 with Lambert signing last week.)
Honestly, I think this is the best chance England will have in years. I know not much is being said about England because they consistently disappoint. They won't win. I don't think England will ever win a World Cup again. However, I think this is the best team - in terms of chemistry and total team - that they've had in years. Part of the reason is that familiarity but I think it is a good mix of talent and youth.

What has been the best team in the world the last 4 years? Spain, without a doubt. What makes them so good? Talent of course. However, the starting XI comes from two teams - Real Madrid and Barcelona. They play a Barcelona style and they are familiar with each other. This is what leads to success.

Another team that is similar in this manner? Germany. Their team is made up of two clubs - Dortmund and Bayern. You can't discount team chemistry and understanding of one another.

While success doesn't come from a team being made up primarily of a couple of clubs, it does show how much chemistry and togetherness matter. I see England doing OK and surprising people. I say the same with the US.
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While we are talking World Cup, let's bring up FIFA. Sepp Blatter is a corrupt moron. With all the accusations of bribery with Qatar, he is accusing those people of racism. What an idiot!!! A million emails documents that there was something going on with the Qatar bid. I can't stand Blatter now. Hope he loses his re-election. FIFA is a microcosm of politicians - greedy and corrupt man consumed with their own egos.

If Portugal wins the World Cup, I will run down my street naked. Portugal doesn't have a snowball's chance in Hell of winning this World Cup and I wish people would shut up about this country.
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While we are talking World Cup, let's bring up FIFA. Sepp Blatter is a corrupt moron. With all the accusations of bribery with Qatar, he is accusing those people of racism. What an idiot!!! A million emails documents that there was something going on with the Qatar bid. I can't stand Blatter now. Hope he loses his re-election. FIFA is a microcosm of politicians - greedy and corrupt man consumed with their own egos.

If Portugal wins the World Cup, I will run down my street naked. Portugal doesn't have a snowball's chance in Hell of winning this World Cup and I wish people would shut up about this country.
By this country I hope you meant Portugal. We WILL NOT shut up about the USA things are changing for our Soccer Program you will believe before long.
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