OT: FIFA World Cup 2018

Discussion in 'Montreal Canadiens' started by LeHab, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Le Tricolore

    Le Tricolore Boo! BOOOOO!

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    Super Soccer for the SNES has made me a lifelong fan of Argentina.

    So hopefully they don't lose in the final this time around.
     
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    They almost didn't qualify.
     
  3. Le Tricolore

    Le Tricolore Boo! BOOOOO!

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    Oh, I know. I also don't really care. I just want to see some good games.
     
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    Yeah, Italy being out means I have given it absolutely no thought.
     
  5. Adam Michaels

    Adam Michaels Registered User

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    For me, Greece being out means........business as usual.
     
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  6. lo striver

    lo striver jeunesse, vitesse, karakteresse, attitudese!

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    I will watch at least 50 matches. Hoping Belgium or France will win.
     
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    Ya when Greece qualifies it's more of a surprise than anything else.
     
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    It's England for me. My dad came over from there, so half my family is there (I've visited a few times).

    Obviously hoping but I think QF is best hope. But I'll remain optimistic :D

    Realistically I've got France winning. Threw $5 down on England for fun and $5 down on France.

    Also put $5 down on Gabriel Jesus to win the Golden Ball ($117 payout), so hopefully Brazil do well.
     
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  9. groovejuice

    groovejuice Without deviation progress is not possible

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    Holland was always my team as well. It's sad how they've declined.

    I'll just be a fan of soccer in general this year.
     
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    I was so ****in good at that game. :yo:
     
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  11. Kaperi Spacey

    Kaperi Spacey Thank you MB for this great team.

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    I'm supporting Morocco, with a lot of luck and misfortune of our opponents(Spain and Portugal), we can finish 2nd in our pool... maybe.
     
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  12. Le Tricolore

    Le Tricolore Boo! BOOOOO!

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    My friend and I beat the Nintendo team. **** them for stealing our trophy after we beat Germany though!
     
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    you know, the names really stuck with me... EDSON, DIEGO... only when i grew up did i connect them to the real-life players, heh.
     
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    Per Sjoblom Registered User

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    Good, that would give me an excuse to see Montreal, wife knows I am a serious football/soccer fan.
     
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    Per Sjoblom Registered User

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    As a Swede I apologize on behalf of Sweden for beating the Italians in the extra round qualifiers. It's not the same without Gli Azzurri, there will be less diving though. :)
     
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    Yoshidas Island Ty Smith #1

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    I'm supporting South Korea, with absolutely no expectations going in. Likely the weakest team in the group, but should still put up a fight I hope.
     
  17. lo striver

    lo striver jeunesse, vitesse, karakteresse, attitudese!

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    I hate the Olympic Stadium with passion and find it ridiculos & irresponsibe to invest any money in it, but if FIFA has any clue, they will schedue a match with Team France to be played there. That would be something.
     
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  18. lo striver

    lo striver jeunesse, vitesse, karakteresse, attitudese!

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    less diving + it is fun to ask Italian colleagues who Italy will be playing against next ;)
     
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    RIO prez sounded like he just won a jackpot today. Roof will cost +300m + all other improvements will run the bill past 500m for sure. This isn't even counting ongoing yearly 20m from Quebec to support operations. A game including Canada and a game or two including France would be would be great.
     
  20. Kaperi Spacey

    Kaperi Spacey Thank you MB for this great team.

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    Fernanda Colombo, the first woman assistant referee, in world cup.
     
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    We play them in our first game.
     
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    I always support Italy so that’s gone this WC. Will support Egypt for Mo Salah (#YNWA) and Spain. I’ll also watch with amusement England as it will be the same old same old, get out of an easy group, media goes wild saying we’re going to win, meet someone decent and lose embarrassingly, sometimes with a shootout with Germany. Before I get flamed I am English and have had a lifetime of misery with the England football team
     
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    Does anyone have details on all improvements to be made to the Big O for the World Cup?

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't all WC matches have to be played on natural surfaces?
     
  24. ThaDevilGirl

    ThaDevilGirl Every day is a day off

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    If they remove the roof they can grow grass. Also when AC Milan came to play a friendly at Olympic stadium they played on grass.
     
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    overlords #FakeBlous

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    That game is how I first learned about the country Uruguay. I've never had to care about Uruguay since.
     
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