Category Archives: World Cup

Loser… and he knows it.

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World Cup Awards: The good, the ugly and the uglier

Best Player Name Siphiwe Tsabalala. Period. Worst Marketing Campaign Nike destroyed the future with it’s ‘Write the future’ ad. Ronaldo, Rooney, Ribery, Cannavaro all had horror World Cups. Ronaldinho din’t even make it to the squad. Best Goal H: I’ve … Continue reading

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Tops & Flops

With a match that in some ways resembled Chelsea Barcelona from the Champions League a year ago (deadlocked for almost all of 120 minutes, Iniesta broke the tie out of nowhere, BallackRobben hounding the ref and Dutch players crowding the … Continue reading

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World Cup Final – Spain v/s Netherlands: The Preview

A new nation will have it’s name engraved on the World Cup trophy come Sunday evening as the two richest footballing academies in the world clash in the final at Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium. Where as the Dutch will be … Continue reading

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The match no one cares about

At first we were going to write a preview for the third-fourth place playoff, like we try to do for the other matches, and then we hit a wall. Writers block? Nope, it’s this “match” they call the third-fourth place … Continue reading

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Germany vs Spain: Player ratings

GERMANY NEUER: 6 Could do nothing about the header. Was solid otherwise, and stifled Villa in the early stages too. PHILIP LAHM: 6 Could not “eliminate” Iniesta from the game altogether. Went up front, but was restricted by his defensive … Continue reading

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Uruguay vs Netherlands: Player Ratings

URUGUAY MUSLERA: 5 Couldn’t do much about the goals, as all of them were perfect – went in off the upright. For the first goal though, he used his right hand when diving to the left. He was able to … Continue reading

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