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Author Topic: We're currently under the spell of King Football  (Read 5747 times)

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #60 on: July 06, 2018, 05:19:21 PM »
Luce congratulations oncce again!  Semi-final is great!
Genie captain Kane is a handsome man, looks like a movie star :362

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #61 on: July 06, 2018, 08:15:08 PM »
SEMI-FINALS against ... FRANCE! Red Devils, hurray!

Tuesday 8 pm (2pm) - This will be hard, very hard. The French are extremely good!

Thumbs up!

Yeah, but so was Brazil

Tell me, what's good about a country whose flag is a chicken/rooster?   :fav258:

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #62 on: July 06, 2018, 08:17:15 PM »
Luce congratulations oncce again!  Semi-final is great!
Genie captain Kane is a handsome man, looks like a movie star :362

Great.  I got Nath's approval - I'm all set.  She doesn't see him as a BLOND, Luce (LOL)  She sees him as a STAR.   :fav309:

Honestly, I think I have one per team.   :slurp

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #63 on: July 07, 2018, 02:39:07 AM »
Luce congratulations oncce again!  Semi-final is great!
Genie captain Kane is a handsome man, looks like a movie star :362

Great.  I got Nath's approval - I'm all set.  She doesn't see him as a BLOND, Luce (LOL)  She sees him as a STAR.   :fav309:

Honestly, I think I have one per team.   :slurp
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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #64 on: July 07, 2018, 03:13:09 AM »
Now it's Russia's turn, Nath! I'm sure your team can beat Croatia!
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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #65 on: July 07, 2018, 11:50:33 AM »
Now it's Russia's turn, Nath! I'm sure your team can beat Croatia!


    TEAM RUSSIA     GO!



I hadn't noticed you have a set of twins playing.  I bet Nath didn't even know that??? lol









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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #66 on: July 07, 2018, 12:48:59 PM »
Now it's Russia's turn, Nath! I'm sure your team can beat Croatia!


    TEAM RUSSIA     GO!



I hadn't noticed you have a set of twins playing.  I bet Nath didn't even know that??? lol






Right! I didn't know either.

Holy smoke, what a boring match that was between Sweden and England.

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #67 on: July 14, 2018, 12:24:38 PM »
We have the third place. Belgium 2 - England 0.
Not bad for a small country like ours. :fav310:
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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #68 on: July 14, 2018, 03:25:36 PM »
Genie, it was so nice of you to  give me the full list of the Russian team!  :fav302:
Shame on me the only name I've heard is Akinfeev the goalkeeper  :fav255:
So Luce was right saying that i hardly knew much of it! 
But with regard of low expectations connected with the Russian team before the games (not my opinion of course but of the informed people) our team has done not bad at all!

Luce, again congratulations go to you! Third place is a great result! You must be very proud! :fav309:

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #69 on: July 14, 2018, 07:10:56 PM »
Congrats, Luce! Way to go Belgium for making third!   :fav288:

I'm planning to watch the final tomorrow--Peder's going away for a work trip and will be on the plane during the match, so I'm watching it partly on his behalf, and partly because I just want to for myself. Soccer/football is one of the few sports I really enjoy watching--there's always something exciting going on!

It also seems much easier to follow than some of the other big sports, in my opinion. I can understand baseball to an extent, and I like going to the stadium here to see a game, but American football is totally lost on me. Way too many rules!  starsoverhead

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #70 on: July 15, 2018, 04:52:54 AM »
BEB, I don't understand even football to the full! When is it off-side and when not? When is it foul play? I watch with Hermy but I'm jigsawing while watching. LOL

Nath, thanks, the Russian team was also good, and I thought they should have got further.

All in all, I'm glad it's over. Too much sports on the TV! Don't forget we have nox the Tour de France everyday, too!
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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #71 on: July 15, 2018, 12:20:31 PM »
BEB, I don't understand even football to the full! When is it off-side and when not? When is it foul play? I watch with Hermy but I'm jigsawing while watching. LOL

Nath, thanks, the Russian team was also good, and I thought they should have got further.

All in all, I'm glad it's over. Too much sports on the TV! Don't forget we have nox the Tour de France everyday, too!

And Wimbledon ...

I understand all American sports, even including boxing.  I know all about American football, baseball, basketball, plus hockey.

I don't quite have the Eu football (soccer to us) down yet. Their positions, what they can and cannot do.  Two of the things I admire most are the way they time the game and when the ball goes out of bounds, the opposing team can just go get it and throw it in.
But most of all the ACTING that goes on the field as they try to sell their fake injury to the referee is hysterical. That's almost worth the ticket.

Great to hear you came out 3rd, Luce.... very respectful finish. 

Nath, we will drag you kicking and screaming into world sports, one way or another.  LOL  I bet you watch the Winter Olympics.


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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #72 on: July 15, 2018, 12:27:31 PM »
Disregard the American making some comment, but watch the acting.


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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #73 on: July 15, 2018, 03:30:24 PM »
BEB, I don't understand even football to the full! When is it off-side and when not? When is it foul play? I watch with Hermy but I'm jigsawing while watching. LOL

You and me both! I'm starting to get just a little bit of a sense for what's a foul and what's not, but I've got a very long way to go...I really only understand the bare minimum. Just enough to make it interesting enough to watch, haha. Although every time the World Cup rolls around, I find myself wanting to get into it a little more and learn more about it! One of these times...

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Re: We're currently under the spell of King Football
« Reply #74 on: July 16, 2018, 05:44:17 AM »

Nath, we will drag you kicking and screaming into world sports, one way or another.  LOL  I bet you watch the Winter Olympics.
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I don't mind! You are right, I sometimes watch winter games: skate racing, ski jumping, biatlon  (do not remember the right terms).

 


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