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Round of 16: England vs Germany


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#51 Drocca


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:25 AM

I'm asking because I don't know and not to be an ass, but has Rooney ever had a good showing for the National team in any event? I feel like this would be equivalent to Kobe Bryant playing in the Olympics and being totally shut out. The world who doesn't know him/watch him would just think, "What's the big deal?"

#52 Maalox


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:27 AM

What's the quote: the English are never happier than when you tell them that they are finished?

#53 URI


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:29 AM

Milner destroys the only offensive buildup for the match so far for England by getting tackled by the referee. I don't even know right now.

#54 Ahriman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:30 AM

The Univision crew repeatedly referring to Lampard and Rooney as "Super Frankie" and "Astro Boy" is hilarious.

#55 Arroyo Con Frijoles

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:30 AM

Should've been two.

#56 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:31 AM

Germany blows a very good chance to nearly put this game out of reach.

#57 ifmanis5


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

QUOTE (Drocca @ Jun 27 2010, 10:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm asking because I don't know and not to be an ass, but has Rooney ever had a good showing for the National team in any event? I feel like this would be equivalent to Kobe Bryant playing in the Olympics and being totally shut out. The world who doesn't know him/watch him would just think, "What's the big deal?"

He was fantastic in Euro 2004. Hasn't done much since on the Int'l stage.

EDIT: and now it's 2-0.

#58 Ahriman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

QUOTE (johnmd20 @ Jun 27 2010, 10:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Germany blows a very good chance to nearly put this game out of reach.

Not that time.

#59 Maalox


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

Over.

#60 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

QUOTE (johnmd20 @ Jun 27 2010, 10:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Germany blows a very good chance to nearly put this game out of reach.

And there it is. England is outmatched.

#61 Drocca


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

Christ, Germany's passing is beautiful.

#62 fletcherpost


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

They're coming home, they're coming home, they're coming, England's coming home.

Edited by fletcherpost, 27 June 2010 - 09:33 AM.


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:32 AM

The King Georges are outclassed

#64 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:33 AM

QUOTE (fletcherpost @ Jun 27 2010, 10:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They're coming home, they're coming home, England's coming home.

Through the legs, that was a sweet goal.

#65 Apisith

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:34 AM

Awesome move by the Germans. They're playing really well so far.

#66 ifmanis5


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:35 AM

Can't believe they didn't score there.

#67 Nick Kaufman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:36 AM

England's playing horribly. And it's actually in line with what they 'd shown throughout the tourney.

#68 ifmanis5


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

Game on!

#69 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

ALIVE!

#70 Maalox


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

NOT DEAD YET

#71 Ahriman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

Interesting.

#72 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

We have a game, folks. The Lions have life.

#73 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

No goal?

#74 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

HOLY CRAPPPPPP

#75 shawnrbu


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

That was in!!

#76 ifmanis5


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

Replay??

#77 Maalox


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

That was a goal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#78 Ahriman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

HOLY SHIT! WOWOWOWOW! Totally fucked over!

#79 shawnrbu


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

Fucking bullshit.

#80 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

Holy fuck holy fuck bitch please. Someone do their fucking job.

#81 Apisith

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

Fucking hell, that's 2-2.

#82 johnmd20


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

England just got FUCKED. Like, beyond fucked, that wasn't even close.

Edit - what a joke FIFA is if they can allow that to happen. Scoring goals is really hard and the refs have overturned way too many in the past two weeks.

Edited by johnmd20, 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM.


#83 fletcherpost


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

WoW

#84 cjdmadcow

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:38 AM

I don't fuckin' believe this.

#85 fletcherpost


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

The germans have waited 44 years for that.

#86 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Barclays got robbed!

#87 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Such bullshit. There is no gray area here. No maybe offsides or maybe a foul. What a fucking crock.

#88 RedSoxandBlueStripes

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Fuckin bullshit call.

#89 Infield Infidel


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Maybe those assholes on the FA board will go for replay now

#90 Ahriman


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

The last two minutes have been absolutely insane.

#91 ngruz25


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Question for the ignorant: why no replay in soccer? Is it because of the whole running clock thingy? That wasn't even particularly close and would have taken 15 seconds to look at.

From the responses so far, I'm guessing FIFA doesn't want replay. Tradition or some crock?

Edited by ngruz25, 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM.


#92 Maalox


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

Where has this team been the past two weeks?

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

No further evidence needed that FIFA has this thing sewn up to ensure one of the Big Five wins. The World Cup is fixed.

#94 RedOctober3829


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

England,

We know how you feel.

Sincerely,
USA Fans

#95 bankshot1


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

Jim Joyce is looking better!!!

#96 ifmanis5


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

CB Bucknor does footy as well. curlyw.gif

#97 shawnrbu


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

Why can't you have instant replay at the Half for stuff like that?

This is outrageous.

#98 P'tucket, rhymes with...


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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

Wait, noob here: The most prestigious tournament for the world's greatest sport, and they don't have goal judges? Jesus, even Three Gullies versus East Bumfuck in the Ontario Jr Hockey League gets goal judges.

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

QUOTE (Infield Infidel @ Jun 27 2010, 10:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe those assholes on the FA board will go for replay now

I repeat, a joke. It was three balls over the line. Not even a question. How can you miss that?

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:40 AM

QUOTE (Maalox @ Jun 27 2010, 10:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where has this team been the past two weeks?


A little bit of USA "start playing when we're behind" syndrome maybe.