2018 World Cup

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  1. ENDSIEG

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    At least a proper Englishman got the winning penalty! All hail the raised in Portugal hero, Eric Dier...:aaaaa:
     
  2. Matra2

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    Those were good penalties by England, even the missed one (Henderson) wasn't bad, just a good save. The Pickford save was great.

    Sweden's finishing today was atrocious. The names of several Swedish players were trending on Twitter early in the match due to how badly they missed decent chances. But at least they seem to be able to create chances. I'd say they are very slight favourites against England.

    In this bracket if Croatia don't go through to the Final they'll be missing the chance of a lifetime.
     
  3. ENDSIEG

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    Trippier must be the Whitest-looking Mulatto in history...
     
  4. ENDSIEG

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    I really wish that I could wholeheartedly support England; just like I used to back in the 90s...
     
  5. veritas

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    I don’t usually follow the sport, but I’ve been watching World Cup.
    Let’s go Uruguay, Belgium (I guess), Croatia, and Sweden!!!
     
  6. white is right

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    He's not a true Mulatto, his mother or father probably is one. He's similar to Klay Thompson, really a Quadroon type.
     
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    So out of the Final 8, we’ve got 5 European squads and 3 South American teams, as usual in the World Cup. Yet the powers that be want to expand the competition to include more African and Asian countries. This would be totally unwarranted as the 6th and 7th best teams from these 2 continents plus any others from North America would just be group stage punching bags. We’d have even more lopsided beatdowns similar to what Panama and Saudi Arabia were served with.

    Meanwhile, every World Cup there are quality teams sitting at home. Who could possibly argue that the likes of Chile, Paraguay, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Ireland or Wales wouldn’t be more entertaining than more lousy teams from the Middle East and subsaharan Africa?
     
  8. Matra2

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    This has been widely shared on Twitter with probably millions of views:

    https://twitter.com/YedIin/status/1013877023046078471

    Watch Lukaku's run. Drags the defender inside to create space for Meunier and then dummies it brilliantly for Chadli. Brilliant work.

    Lukaku is getting a lot of credit for the winning goal.
     
  9. Jack Lambert

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    My thoughts exactly. There's going to be NO drama in the Group Stage. The entire group stage would only eliminate 16 teams, making it completely worthless. As you said, there'd be even more punching bag teams then there are this year. I was looking at what a 48 team 2018 WC would look like. It includes powerhouses like Honduras, Trinidad & Tobago, Syria, Uzbekistan, United Arab Emirates, DR Congo, Uganda, and Burkina Faso. Anybody who thinks these teams would add anything to the World Cup have something wrong with them. Anybody who thinks the above teams would have improved the competition has something seriously wrong with them. Like Freethinker said, these teams would be little more than punching bags and warm-up games for the top teams in the competition. The overall level of play would take a MASSIVE dip. The level of defending in the current tournament hasn't been the best; just imagine adding the above teams to the competition. Any of the above mentioned Euro and South American teams (and I'd wager even the USA against some of them) would destroy these teams.
     
  10. ENDSIEG

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    Qatar 2022 will possibly be the first World Cup that I take no interest in...
     
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    Its been downright abysmal!Uruguay(who have yet to concede from open play),Sweden and Croatia seem to be the only ones capable of defending with some competence

    I pretty much stopped watching football after the 2014 WC,and I too think I will barely watch the next one.

    Some news:

    Neymar has been on the ground for 14 minutes so far.

    Agreement between Juve and Chelsea. Higuain for Chelsea, €60M deal
     
  12. Jack Lambert

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    Same.

    I've always enjoyed the World Cup since I started watching with the 2002 edition, but there's just going to be so few teams to cheer on, it won't even be worth watching. Lloris might be done for France, and the "French" may only have 1-2 whites starting for them. England will be down to what France currently is, probably just 3-4 white starters with ~8-10 whites on the team. Ditto for Belgium and the Netherlands. Once Hazard and the white attackers (all of whom are around 27-30) retire, that's it. Belgium's U21 side had something like 3-4 whites starting for it in their last match. Switzerland will be even more of a multi-kulti mess, while Spain and Italy will undoubtedly have at least 3-4 minorities in the 23-man squad (especially if Spain keep importing Brazilians). Germany (as I've said) will likely look like England from 2010 and 2014; ~6-7 white starters and a ~60% white team. Not worth supporting. Portugal will likely have its contingent of blacks, as it has had since ~2008. Who knows, minorities may filter their way into Eastern Euro and Balkan countries by then too. Countries like Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, and Slovakia have already had at least one representing them at the senior level. The Nordic countries will have increasing levels of non-whites in their teams. Norway and Finland are worse than Sweden, who have a steady presence of non-whites in youth level, assuring they'll be a bigger part of the squad than this year. Even Iceland will have 1-2 non-whites by then, especially since they've been letting in "refugees." The "USA" recently started 3 whites in their last friendly against "France" in what must have looked like to most observer a battle between African countries... Australia have an ever-increasing number of non-whites in the side as well.

    What's there left to root for? Maybe Spain, Italy, the Eastern Euro countries, and Uruguay/Argentina (depending on how many mestizos there are in the teams)? Even if by some miracle, teams "on the edge" like Germany, Sweden, etc. are still "watchable," 2022 would be the last edition I'm paying attention to anyways. When the competition expands to 48 teams in 2026, the quality will be so awful, it won't even be worth it.
     
  13. NWsoccerfan

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    That is a depressing write up, but you are right....Not much worth watching. To be honest, I haven't watched a single match this world cup and probably never will again. I used to watch a ton of soccer, but got tired of seeing africans playing for European countries. There is so much white talent, it's ridiculous, but for some reason every country seems to have a quota they must fill. Everything in the whole world is turning into this. It's like they want to spread africans to every country in the world....oh wait. Well, a race war probably isn't too far off. Maybe then we will have a purposefully all white team to root for. At least we can hope.
     
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    Nothing like a slice of existential dread to kick off the day. Ha. JL taps into the growing white anxiety surrounding the nature of sports in today's world. And the abiding question not just for us folks here at caste but for many people across the globe is the white athlete headed towards near extinction?

    What makes this issue doubly worrisome as JL alluded to is the fact that the young clubs like say in France and England are overstuffed with non white players. So there seems to be no escape valve from the deluge. So my mind drifts back to the utter extinction of the white CB and football conferences like the SEC where whites continue to vanish in a cloud of blue smoke among other things.

    The white alienation and misery associated with sports has been well documented here at caste. I think over the past three or four years though I sense the media in general (there are still plenty of caste pushing outlets) recognizes this dilemma at least to some degree, something that was nearly non existent in the 1990's and 2000's.

    So a non white "takeover" is something a lot of people don't actually want to happen. Of course the question is what can be done to avoid such a thing?

    It is hard not to notice the transformation of the Premier League now that has been televised for several years in the morning and early afternoons on the NBC channels on weekends in the fall and early spring. I noticed it a lot on the top where the "glory boy role" ( goal scorers) is disproportionally black and or non white. The white "scorers" being pushed onto the pavement.

    I cannot speak for the people who live in England but I suspect like here there is a great amount of unease about this situation which appears to be spreading like wild fire. And based on standard assessments the future only points to less and less white players on the soccer field. You worry are the white English boys who in the past dreamed of becoming soccer stars giving up the ghost at too early an age and thus handing over everything to their black counterparts?

    As JL points out on the surface things could really get sparse in Qatar 2022 but I wouldn't give up hope just yet. Four years is a long ways off and perhaps there will be enough truly great white players around at that time to make it a worthwhile venture.

    But you can bet on one thing. With the growing white anxiety growing in leaps and bounds the white players that do shine through will be cheered on like gangbusters.
     
  15. ENDSIEG

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    C'mon Uruguay! Frenegal's team is the usual coal-black, mystery meat disgrace...
     
  16. ENDSIEG

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    The customary 'Anti-Racism' bollocks from those pillars of moral rectitude at FIFA...

    Why don't they just display a big sign saying 'Oh, will White people just hurry up and die?!'
     
  17. Matra2

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    With two early attacks a bright start from Uruguay.
     
  18. ENDSIEG

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    Has anyone ever been able to ascertain the number of non-Whites in France? They are very sneaky at hiding the real amount by pretending all French people are the same...
     
  19. ENDSIEG

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    How did Godin miss?!
     
  20. Matra2

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    How did he miss by so much? Great save though by Loris.
     
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    Disaster!
     
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    Veteran keeper with a howler. Looks to be over for Uruguay.
     
  25. ENDSIEG

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    Frenegal are through, that was a huge mistake from the goalie...
     
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