2014 World Cup Finals - Part Two

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  1. Don Wassall

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    The first thread on this topic was closed because of its size. Breaking huge threads into parts makes them a little easier to navigate and read.

    Post away!
     
  2. frederic38

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    colombia's best player james rodriguez:


    http://www.theguardian.com/football...mbia-football-superstar-world-cup-2014-brazil


    colombia's best player is non-black

    i can't wait to see brazil - chile
    chile is superior to brazil in every area except freekicks and corner kicks :icon_eek:
     
  3. ThePhilosopher

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    He's shi* indeed:



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    :lol:
     
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    Yes,Vargas,Arnguiz,Sanchez,Medel and Vidal will rip Brazil apart,I feel.
     
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    From a caste perspective, Chile isn't that much better than Brazil, but I'll be rooting for them because the constant Brazilian hype gets on my nerves. I really liked that "Myth of Pele" article.
     
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    and that's without colombia's main star player falcao (another non black player) who is injured
     
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    yes
    and chile has (almost) no black players
    they are a mix of white and amerindian
    we didn't address the neymar hype yet either but it's already out of control after scoring against extremely weak teams or from a gifted penalty
     
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    It would be hilarious if the Brazilians got knocked out early. I'll be cheering for Chile and, of course, the heroic Uruguayans against the Columbians. According to Wikipedia Columbia is only 10% black. There seems to be some Caste nonsense going on with them and Ecuador.
     
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    The team has only three non-blacks!
     
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    Yes,don't even get me started on Neymar!


    You know that the hype is getting out of hand,when this is brandished as one of the goals of the tournament:



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    .....instead of what it really is - a black goalkeeper at 'work'.
     
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    if colombia wins against uruguay it will be the first time they go in quarter finals i think
    and they have won only 1 copa america, when they hosted it
    not very impressive for a big south american country, especially compared with the tiny country that uruguay is
     
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    The reason for their regular under-performance can be attributed to the number of blacks they have :eek:.
     
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    especially if blacks are only 10% of their population
     
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    I strongly disagree. Chile is almost all white and mestizo where Brazil is a jumble (though less black than usual). I also see Chile winning though the refs may well help out Brazil again (as usual). As for Uruguay I see them as a possible win - would have been closer with Suarez. Maybe we will see more of Forlan?
     
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    forlan's current level is a mystery because he hasn't played in a real league in the past years
    he is in pre-retirement
     
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    Does anyone know why so many seats are empty at the matches in this World Cup? I've watched many of the matches in this year's Cup and in many matches you can easily notice entire sections of empty seats. Totally vacant. In the Switzerland-Ecuador match for example it seemed the stadium was at a generous 66% capacity. In many other group matches we've seen empty seats. Was this Cup poorly marketed? Or fans have no interest in traveling to Brazil?
     
  18. Matra2

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    One of his strengths is his ability to score from long distances during both open play and free kicks. Surely age does not affect that ability, no? They should at least put him on in the second half when the defenders aren't as fresh.
     
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    It is expensive to get to Brazil. Very few English, German, and Italian supporters made the trip compared to normal. Few Europeans - the richest fans - being there is probably the reason. Apparently USA fans are the most numerous of all. I question that. I think Chileans and Argentinians are the best represented of the foreign countries.
     
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    and his intelligence
    he always makes the good pass
    without him and suarez i don't see how can uruguay give the ball to cavani
    they will rely on the fullbacks/wingers probably
     
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    Why was that not a yellow card for Fernandinho? Oh right, it's Brazil.
     
  22. Liverlips

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    Of course. Why, everybody knows only they can play "the beautiful game," right?
     
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    I was just thinking these Chileans haven't produced a single scoring opportunity. Then a black defender came to the rescue. Marcelo passed it straight to Alexis Sanchez in the box.:biggrin1:

    Edit: I'm wrong. It was the not so incredible Hulk. lol
     
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    don't worry marcelo was just as guilty as him
    he had to move forward after the throw in
    incredible mistake
     
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    as expected brazil scored from a free-kick or corner kick
    on every corner kick/freekick the chilean defence and goalkeeper look comically vulnerable

    but otherwise chile is dangerous and they could really beat brazil
    i hope valdivia come in
     

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