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      11-13-2017, 11:04 PM   #1
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Man, the Italians are going to be looking for things to do next summer. The whole country must be in mourning right now.
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First time in my lifetime the Italians won't be in WC. Hard to actually believe it. But, Ventura was a terrible manager and he didn't understand what it takes at the top level. The only thing the guy did was bring a team from Serie B to Serie A.

And the black balling of Gionvinco was a horrible mistake. You can't tell me that he wasn't better and deserved to be there among the 23 players. He would have made a difference. It's completely embarrassing and like the USMNT, they need to start bringing in younger players to rebuild. It really shows how great a job Conte did with this squad at the Euros.
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      11-15-2017, 10:27 PM   #3
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Quite shocking not to have Italy in the World Cup. Just won't be the same. Just hope 'Die Mannschaft' can repeat. Going to be a tough task. Looking forward to next year! 🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪👍👍⚽️⚽️⚽️
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      11-16-2017, 10:52 AM   #4
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íVamos Per˙!

(At least someone in my household has a team that can qualify.)
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      11-16-2017, 11:08 AM   #5
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Quite shocking not to have Italy in the World Cup. Just won't be the same. Just hope 'Die Mannschaft' can repeat. Going to be a tough task. Looking forward to next year! 🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪🇩🇪👍👍⚽️⚽️⚽️
Die Mannschaft will deliver as always, you can count on that.

But what about a line up with the likes of Varane, Koscielny, Umtiti, Lemar, Pogba, Kante, Griezmann, Tolisso, Martial, Mbappe, Dembele.....
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Hey wheres the USA team? pfft
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      11-16-2017, 12:27 PM   #7
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Trying to host the losers' equivalent, you know, because #RussianCollusion


(there, I brought the politics to the sports thread)
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      11-16-2017, 12:44 PM   #8
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íVamos Per˙!

(At least someone in my household has a team that can qualify.)
+1 Have a lot of Peruvian friends and family so it was a big deal. The 35 year drought is over.
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France looks super legit. Always interesting to see what will happen to England. The way i sees it there's three teams with a good chance: Germany, Spain, France. After that there's the usually good teams that underperform: England, Argentina, Mexico.

I failed to mention Brazil. That says a lot. Neymar is a great player, i grant you that but apart from him they have a good squad but i don't see a world cup winning team. But it is Brazil so who knows.
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      11-16-2017, 09:02 PM   #11
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Die Mannschaft will deliver as always, you can count on that.

But what about a line up with the likes of Varane, Koscielny, Umtiti, Lemar, Pogba, Kante, Griezmann, Tolisso, Martial, Mbappe, Dembele.....
THIS !
The German game is actually a score machine !
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      11-16-2017, 10:07 PM   #12
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íVamos Per˙!

(At least someone in my household has a team that can qualify.)
Considering how close Marinovic came to stealing that series for the Kiwis, I am really going to enjoy watching him next year here in Vancouver (and our token Peruvian, Reyna, is something special even if he didn't see the pitch against New Zealand).
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      11-16-2017, 10:48 PM   #13
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THIS !
The German game is actually a score machine !
Hofentlich the scoring machine will continue all the way through the Cup! 🇩🇪🇩🇪⚽️⚽️
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Hofentlich the scoring machine will continue all the way through the Cup! 🇩🇪🇩🇪⚽️⚽️
Germany was/is always good . Unsure about Belgium...
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Would love to see Belgium step up and make headlines at the World Cup! 👍👍⚽️⚽️🇧🇪🇧🇪
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The Belgian team is actually a great one this time. Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Mertens, Fellaini, Naingollan and the star names are too many to count. I think they can for sure be contenders. Germany, Spain and France are superb teams and certainly look favourites.
This world cup is going to be amazing!

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The Belgian team is actually a great one this time. Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Mertens, Fellaini, Naingollan and the star names are too many to count. I think they can for sure be contenders. Germany, Spain and France are superb teams and certainly look favourites.
This world cup is going to be amazing!

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Haven't followed belgium but that is a damn fine lineup.
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The Belgian team is actually a great one this time. Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Mertens, Fellaini, Naingollan and the star names are too many to count. I think they can for sure be contenders. Germany, Spain and France are superb teams and certainly look favourites.
This world cup is going to be amazing!

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Haven't followed belgium but that is a damn fine lineup.
Let us hope...

Thank you guys !
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Let us hope...

Thank you guys !
Time is running out for this group. I think they've underachieved in major tournaments. I do hope they do well. I like a lot of their players.
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Time is running out for this group. I think they've underachieved in major tournaments. I do hope they do well. I like a lot of their players.
I agree . The Belgian team was too spoiled and the money was really sweet !
I would say to them....No pain no gain s@ckers !
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The Belgium team stars are relatively young. Kind of in their prime really. = United Fan here.
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The Belgium team stars are relatively young. Kind of in their prime really. = United Fan here.
Actually I'm surprised that you guys love the Belgian team
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