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      04-26-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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Fifa World Cup 2010 --- any futbol fans out there?

who's looking forward to the world cup? i know i am. it starts on June 11, rooting for spain.

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      04-26-2010, 03:08 PM   #2
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i enjoy watching the world cup, but could care less about futbol/soccer.
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      04-26-2010, 03:08 PM   #3
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I am...was gonna go with a buddy from school, he's from South Africa but neither of our work schedules allow it anymore

Go USA until they get eliminated...probably Germany after that
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      04-26-2010, 03:14 PM   #4
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See, I get the double. I can go USA and Italy. I am an American with Italian heritage, so, considering I do not have an intense passion for the sport, to have fun I cheer for both. I was in France when Italy won. Had run out of the bar, scratched that, was chased out of the bar when I cheered when Italy won.
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See, I get the double. I can go USA and Italy. I am an American with Italian heritage, so, considering I do not have an intense passion for the sport, to have fun I cheer for both. I was in France when Italy won. Had run out of the bar, scratched that, was chased out of the bar when I cheered when Italy won.
Haha wow that's awesome

Yea I'm Irish/German and since Germany is the better team I usually go for them even though I'm more Irish...World Cup rules
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      04-26-2010, 03:29 PM   #6
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i cant wait for the world cup. i love watching brazil play.
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i guess i can only root for Bafana Bafana LOL
anyone going back to SA with me? i will be a good hose

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      04-26-2010, 04:29 PM   #8
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absolutely! holland all the way.

does anyone know what time the games will air in the states, if they're live in SA?
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      04-26-2010, 05:31 PM   #10
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My guess is they are 7-8 hours ahead, total guess though.
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      04-26-2010, 06:03 PM   #12
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absolutely! holland all the way.

does anyone know what time the games will air in the states, if they're live in SA?
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My guess is they are 7-8 hours ahead, total guess though.
Right now, SA is 9 hours ahead of PDT and 6 hours ahead of EDT. SA does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Oh, and GO USA !!! Also rooting for Korea and Germany.

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I'm rooting for Italy! My mother and all my grandparents were born there so it's a big thing in my family. They aren't looking as good as in '06 so if somehow USA is still in it and Italy knocked out I'm rooting for them.
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      04-26-2010, 06:23 PM   #14
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I'm rooting for Italy! My mother and all my grandparents were born there so it's a big thing in my family. They aren't looking as good as in '06 so if somehow USA is still in it and Italy knocked out I'm rooting for them.
yeah i'd like for italy to defend their title but i wouldn't mind if spain or france win either
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I watch the English premier league. Go USA! But i like watching lots of other teams play as they have amazing talent including Spain, Argentina, England, etc. Brazil is not as impressive as recent past but it's like an "unimpressive" US basketball team it's still got a pretty good shot.
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      04-28-2010, 10:19 AM   #16
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I went to a few of the games in 2006 (Germany) but I don't think I'll go as far as South Africa this time.
Anyways, I'm cheering for France!!!
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The USA vs England game will be interesting to watch...lol
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      04-28-2010, 10:45 AM   #18
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Cant wait for it to start!!! It was great when I was in college and could just wake up and watch games all day, sucks that I gotta work now!! But I will definitely be cheerin for USA, and then Germany as well.

Does anyone else just get chills when the commercials come on tv?? They are pretty intense haha
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      04-28-2010, 11:31 AM   #19
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The world cup is amazing!! Go Greece haha! On June 12th im pulling an all nighter to watch Greece at 5am here and then USA vs England at noon!!!
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