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2010 World Cup Predictions

5/21/2010
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stelabokun
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stelabokun,
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:25 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


…Hong Yong-Jo of course...

Jeff Baumgartner
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Jeff Baumgartner,
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:24 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


I'm going with the Germans... but I go with that side every World Cup.  But looking forward to some colorful LR banter leading up to the US/England group stage match. JB

dinosd
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:23 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


All the way!

digits
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:16 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


Weel, Portugal stand a chance if Ronaldo is on fire - thet guy can win games by himself. But Portugal is in a tough opening group with Brazil.


 


Spain and Argentina are also in with a shout but again they have key players that will need to be fit and playing well -- Torres and Messi respectively.


 


As per the suggestions on our video - I don't think Poland will be lifting any silverware this summer (nice one Lucas) and as for the Ohio State Buckeyes, well... what is it they do?


I notice the Scandinavian's are all choosing Brazil....


 

DCITDave
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:14 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GwVGQpY_PM

Gabriel Brown
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12/5/2012 | 4:35:13 PM
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The Swedes go for Brazil not because they are glory hunters, oh no. It's because they both wear yellow. There's a natural affinity.


Of the second-tier teams, people in the office are thinking Holland has a reasonable  chance. Mainly because Sneijder, Robben, and Van Persie, is a pretty good front three. And of course Van der Sar in goal.


 

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12/5/2012 | 4:35:12 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


What's the world cup?


Imminent piggy, USA


 

shygye75
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12/5/2012 | 4:34:03 PM
re: 2010 World Cup Predictions


Looks like Heavy Reading has once again identified an important trend, this one in world sport:


http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/02/sports/soccer/02korea.html?ref=sports


When your goalkeeper says he is "safeguard[ing] the gates to the fatherland," you have to feel confident that your team will be playing as though their survival depends on victory.

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