World Cup: National Team threads

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  1. Corto

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    It's clickbait.

    Dude is just spent. You could see it in the last few Barca games, he needs a proper rest, physically and emotionally.
     
  2. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Ivan has been pretty awful this year. Combine that with the comments that everyone seems to have ignored I'd cash in on him asap.
     
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    Arsenal target Palacios has picked up a knock and might not make the copa. Damn this is a huge blow.
     
  4. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Yup official now. Damn shame.
     
  5. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    Anyone wanting to create a Copa America thread its in just under 2 weeks. Palacios' replacement is you guessed it Pizzaro a guy who wasn't even included in the original squad. Argentina as usual coming into a tournament with no identity, no plan, no preparation and no coach. GL.
     
  6. koyvoo

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    2019 Copa America
     
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  7. Pavel Buchnevich

    Pavel Buchnevich AV AND GORTON OUT

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    @Evilo, is Haller ever going to get a chance in the National Team?
     
  8. Evilo

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    Nope. Likely not. He has quite a few strikers above him.
    Keep in mind this is a team that doesn't need to select Benzema, one of the very best strikers in the world.
    Keep in mind Lacazette isn't getting any selection lately.
     
  9. koyvoo

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    Since the start of the 2013 calendar year Cristiano Ronaldo has played in 42 internationals for Portugal and scored 51 goals.
     
  10. HajdukSplit

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    Believe it or not, qualifying for the 2022 World Cup started today and already the first teams eliminated will be next week. Of course none of these teams will realistically qualify as they are the 12 lowest ranked AFC teams, all outside the top 150

    The rest of the draws will take place in July with the exception of UEFA it appears
     
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    Venezuela with a pretty convincing 3-0 away win at the USA.

    Brazil hammered Honduras 7-0 at home, while Colombia traveled to Peru and picked up a 3-0 win.
     
  13. Corto

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    I mean, noone can say a thing to DD as he's got them to a WC title, but Benzema could really enable Griez and Mbappe even better than Giroud IMO.
    It'd be scary.
     
  14. Evilo

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    Benzema is playing with an inflated ego with the NT though. He'll never come back.
     
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    Tunisia winning in Croatia is gonna be a big confidence boost for them ahead of AFCON
     
  16. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    I hope Ivan was playing would’ve been a nice little Fu to the racist.
     
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  18. Corto

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    What's this? Raktitic is racist? o_O

    A -He wasn't playing.
    B - I can't wait to hear how racist Rakitic is. Dude's like the nicest guy out there
     
  19. Duchene2MacKinnon

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    The comments that s
    the comments the surfaced a month ago. In which he not only outs himself as a racist but also homophobic.
     
  20. Evilo

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    Yeah you missed a page there Corto.
     
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    I don't think people know what racism is anymore. They call everything racist.
     
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  22. Evilo

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    When you say you don't want to play with gays and blacks... Does it fit the definition of racist?

     
  23. Corto

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    The comments that "surfaced" are from about 7 years ago, ,doesn't translate to what the headlines were, and even so, he put out a statement regarding the whole thing a few days later.

    You will have to travel far to find a kinder, more level-headed and more-well meaning athlete than Rakitic.
    One clumsy mistranslated and misinterpreted statement and the HF boys label the dude a racist.
    (although what racism has to do with any sort of sexuality, I don't know)

    EDIT: Although I see old Evilo now says Rakitic said he doesn't like playing with black people.
    Which wasn't even in that poorly translated, misinterpreted interview.

    But F it, if you're dumping on the guy, why not just make things up as you go along.
     
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  24. Evilo

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    Yes it was.
    In the quotes posted here on this site.
     
  25. Evilo

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    Rakitic: “I respect Gays but I don’t want these people in the dressing room. I respect them as much as I respect dwarves, blacks or obese people, but I prefer not to have any in my life”

    **** it, why not make things up INDEED?
     
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