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Thread #154755   Message #3634673
Posted By: GUEST
19-Jun-14 - 05:07 PM
Thread Name: BS: World Cup
Subject: RE: BS: World Cup
Some of us aren't complaining. A bunch of overpaid posers meet reality, only outdone by the US NFL. I didn't watch the match because the result was all too predictable, all the way. Now it's likely out of the way, we can get back to normal and work on what we are good at - and soccer ain't it. No "clearly" based on the short-term result, some of us could have told you that from way on back.
It's a pretty tawdry kind of nationalism, being required to support such a side, just because they wrap themselves in an English flag. Jingoism writ small. By all means enjoy a game, but to make the kind of fuss this has attracted is out of proportion. I'd have a bit more respect if most of those watching played. But they don't, so I don't.
Now if you want a game, play rugby.