Thread: WC: in 2 countries
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05-20-2012, 07:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Eidyia View Post
Speak for yourself! I'd choose a place in Euros/World Cup everyday rather than a gold in IIHF tournament. Olympic Gold in Hockey and qualificiation in footy would be pretty much equal.
Well, me too and I'd assume most of the Finns do. But the the fact is that we are NOT competing at Euro Cup or World Cup in football because we simply suck at it, and as long as it remains to be so (read: forever), hockey world championships generate more attention among general public in Finland.

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