Thread: OT: World Cup Talk
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06-10-2010, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
exactly. i love that about us soccer. at least they arent diving all over the field like spain, portugal, brazil, argentina, etc... that's why ronaldo got his nuts stomped on last world cup by wayne rooney. he dove, rooney got a foul, and ronaldo got what he deserved.
I always get funny looks when I say that I cant stand how S. Americans and the Italians play (Portugal and Spain pull the same thing, but to a slightly lesser extent).

I know Argentina and Brazil play the "beautiful game" but it's just painful to watch. I'll be paying very close attention to the Refs nationality in this World Cup. If I see Brazilian, Italian or Argentinian listed, I'll know that game is going to be pretty hard to watch.

I grew up watching English, Scottish (GO 'GERS!), and German leagues so I prefer the power high energy style they play.

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