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OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#1 » by matchman » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:14 am

A World Cup without Italy, Netherlands and USA is really a special one.

For this time I really want Messi to win once and for all, although I know it is a long shot.
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#2 » by Stannis » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:12 am

I would like an African or Asian nation to go far at least. I think Senegal can do good.

Anyway, out of all the favorites, I'm going for Argentina.
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#3 » by semjazy » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:42 am

Stannis wrote:I would like an African or Asian nation to go far at least. I think Senegal can do good.

Anyway, out of all the favorites, I'm going for Argentina.

Define what's far. Out of those two continents only Senegal have a chance to reach quaterfinals. For rest of them, advancing from group stage would be success.

I'm gonna support Iceland. I mean look at tattoo of their captain. How can you not love them?

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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#4 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:52 pm

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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#5 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:53 pm

Belgium gonna win the world cup you heard it here first
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#6 » by Fury » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:55 pm

El Poochio wrote:Belgium gonna win the world cup you heard it here first


This is gonna be said through infinity and it's never gonna happen. So much talent but Hazard plays like he has an invisibility cloak that also takes away his skills in these types of games.
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#7 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:56 pm

El Poochio wrote:Belgium gonna win the world cup you heard it here first


Team is basically Premier League All-Stars and manager is founder of 3 atb which is the OP formation in international comps
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#8 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:58 pm

Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:Belgium gonna win the world cup you heard it here first


This is gonna be said through infinity and it's never gonna happen. So much talent but Hazard plays like he has an invisibility cloak that also takes away his skills in these types of games.


Haz got the sauce lately for national team we will see

How can you not play Dembele though he is amazing and so underrated
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#9 » by Fury » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:01 pm

El Poochio wrote:
Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:Belgium gonna win the world cup you heard it here first


This is gonna be said through infinity and it's never gonna happen. So much talent but Hazard plays like he has an invisibility cloak that also takes away his skills in these types of games.


Haz got the sauce lately for national team we will see

How can you not play Dembele though he is amazing and so underrated


They didn't even bring Nainggolan
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#10 » by ChaosHamster » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:05 pm

Man, if Russia loses to day.. The **** in the media will be epic. :lol:
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#11 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:13 pm

Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:
Fury wrote:
This is gonna be said through infinity and it's never gonna happen. So much talent but Hazard plays like he has an invisibility cloak that also takes away his skills in these types of games.


Haz got the sauce lately for national team we will see

How can you not play Dembele though he is amazing and so underrated


They didn't even bring Nainggolan


He wouldnt get in team though would just smoke in hotel and call russian hookers to party all night

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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#12 » by semjazy » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:16 pm

Just as they used to say that normally state have army, Prussia is an army with a state, Belgium is a football team with a state :lol: Yeah, they are my 2nd team to root for, mayby third behind Argentina
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#13 » by Knicksfan1992 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:16 pm

Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:
Fury wrote:
This is gonna be said through infinity and it's never gonna happen. So much talent but Hazard plays like he has an invisibility cloak that also takes away his skills in these types of games.


Haz got the sauce lately for national team we will see

How can you not play Dembele though he is amazing and so underrated


They didn't even bring Nainggolan


That pissed me off. Martinez is the only thing that is holding them back IMO. They still have so much talent though. Hazard, De Bruyne, Mertens, Dembele, Lukaku and two rocks in the back in Alderweireld and Vertonghen. Just don't see how you hold that kind of squad down for 90 minutes. I'm going with them but this year is wide open. You can make legitimate cases for like 5-8 teams to win it all.
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#14 » by j4remi » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:18 pm

I think Belgium's the surprise team that shouldn't really surprise anybody too. Rooting for Colombia though and I would love to see another Messi run but that ends with winning the big game.
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#15 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:19 pm

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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#16 » by Fury » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:20 pm

El Poochio wrote:
Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:
Haz got the sauce lately for national team we will see

How can you not play Dembele though he is amazing and so underrated


They didn't even bring Nainggolan


He wouldnt get in team though would just smoke in hotel and call russian hookers to party all night

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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#17 » by El Poochio » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:29 pm

Fury wrote:
El Poochio wrote:
Fury wrote:
They didn't even bring Nainggolan


He wouldnt get in team though would just smoke in hotel and call russian hookers to party all night

I am renewing my Arsenal subscription they are getting my fave player in the world Torreira :o its like Knicks signing Steph Curry for just 5 mil for 5 years :o :eek2:


I'm excited for the signing. Finally the engine we need.


Best young regista in the world, gonna be so good for the previously horrible build up play
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#18 » by Meat » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:46 pm

this really seems like an easy brazil win
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#19 » by ZKnicks » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:06 pm

matchman wrote:A World Cup without Italy, Netherlands and USA is really a special one.

For this time I really want Messi to win once and for all, although I know it is a long shot.


Couldn't have expressed it better myself.
Shocked at some of the teams not competing this year. Gotta root for Messi to win it all!
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Re: OT: World Cup 2018 thread 

Post#20 » by Dr. Detfink » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:37 pm

Germany KICKED Brasil's butt last time, lost to France after going through the most BRUTAL bracket (Spain and Italy back to back)...

Germany ALL the Way. Brasil is the Spurs. Their time has come. Still good but no longer feared.

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