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Many Fans of Mexico at World Cup Come From US
Assciated Press ^ | June 19, 2014 | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON

Posted on 06/18/2014 11:34:39 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

The number of fans cheering Mexico at the World Cup has taken observers in Brazil by surprise. But talk to those waving the green-white-and-red, and it becomes clear that when the tournament ends, many will return home not to Mexico, but to the United States.

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KEYWORDS: england; soccer; worldcup2014
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1 posted on 06/18/2014 11:34:39 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Now would be an EXCELLENT time to seal the borders and not let them back in.


2 posted on 06/18/2014 11:38:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: dfwgator; kevkrom; 1rudeboy; BeadCounter; C19fan; corkoman; cartan; St_Thomas_Aquinas; ...
FutbolBible @FutbolBible
Tim Cahill has now scored more World Cup goals (5) than Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Wayne Rooney combined (4).

What do the World Cup stats tell us about goal scoring in Brazil?
It’s been a great World Cup. When the tournament finally featured its first, inevitable stultifying 0-0 draw between Iran and Nigeria, many joked that finally, the actual World Cup had begun. In recent decades, the World Cup has featured defensive tactics and cagey games with few attackers making dangerous runs. In the first seventeen matches of the last World Cup, there were just 28 goals scored. Already Brazil 2014 has seen 49 goals.

3 posted on 06/18/2014 11:38:50 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I wish I posted that.


4 posted on 06/18/2014 11:40:01 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Ticked me off when I was in the Army and I would see people with other countries flags flying at sports events and.such. if they are so dang proud of that country, they can get bent and go.there!


5 posted on 06/18/2014 11:41:39 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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Mighty Spain Goes Out of the World Cup Meekly
The chants at the game between Spain and Chile began slowly, first from one side of Estádio do Maracanã, then from the other. By the time the final minutes had ticked off the clock Wednesday, tens of thousands of fans had joined in.
“El-im-in-a-do! El-im-in-a-do!”

6 posted on 06/18/2014 11:45:10 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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I recall a match-up between Mexico and the US back about 10 years ago. Carloads of "Mexican-Americans" were driving all around San Diego with the flag of Mexico waving on their cars chanting "viva la Mexico!". There had absolutely zero loyalty to the US where they lived and raised their families on the US taxpayer dollar; they were 100% pro-Mexico.

I got the past laugh as I believe the USA won the game.

7 posted on 06/18/2014 11:50:30 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Ha ha.


8 posted on 06/18/2014 11:50:45 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Vicente Del Bosque faces the axe after Spain are eliminated from the World Cup
Leaving Iker Casillas rooted in goal after his catastrophies against the Dutch was as much an act of cruelty as a grotesque excess of loyalty.

Seeing him scrambling around on his knees as Chile scored their first, then palming a free kick down into his goalmouth to present them with a second was painfully embarrassing.

9 posted on 06/18/2014 11:53:00 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Iker Casillas admits Spain's golden age is OVER

Tearful Spanish king quits throne

Spain 0:2 Chile Match Highlights

10 posted on 06/19/2014 12:05:10 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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There was a young man from Koblenz ...


11 posted on 06/19/2014 12:10:02 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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Netherlands edges out Australia in five-goal thriller
The Netherlands, which had trailed 2-1 after Mile Jedinak's penalty had given Australia shock 54th minute lead, eventually prevailed 3-2 in a pulsating and often breathtaking affair.

Australia 2:3 Netherlands Match Highlights

12 posted on 06/19/2014 12:20:09 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Hopefully Croatia will eliminate Mexico next week.


13 posted on 06/19/2014 12:30:14 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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Mandzukic Scores 2 as Croatia Beats Cameroon 4-0
Like any good goal scorer, Mario Mandzukic was in the right place at the right time.
Twice.
The Croatia striker returned from suspension Wednesday and scored the final two goals in a 4-0 World Cup rout of an undermanned and somewhat out of control Cameroon.

Cameroon star Benoit Assou-Ekotto head-butts own player
Cameroon went down fighting - off the ball and amongst themselves - as they exited the World Cup on Wednesday with Alex Song adding a red card to the ill-disciplined African nation's long list in a thumping 4-0 defeat by Croatia.

The Europeans were already leading 1-0 when Barcelona midfielder Song opted for a petulant elbow smash into the back of Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic in the 40th minute of their Group A clash in Manaus.

As Mandzukic collapsed in agony, Portuguese referee Pedro Proenca swiftly dismissed Song - the eighth red card for Cameroon in seven World Cup finals appearances.

Cameroon 0:4 Croatia Match Highlights

Photos

14 posted on 06/19/2014 12:31:24 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
So how is everyone enjoying the World Cup so far?
15 posted on 06/19/2014 12:32:22 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Cameroon are out, and utterly useless with it. No great surprise. They seemed more interested in their bonus money than in the glory of the competition.

Spain are out and, as the article suggests, with a whimper and not a bang. Perhaps glutted with winning their past three big competitions, they no longer had the hunger. It wasn’t just their king who abdicated. They didn’t have the stomach for the fight any more. End of an era.

Australia are out, and here is the difference: The Aussies fought, and they were very impressive, and deserved a point against the Dutch. There is no shame in their exit. They exposed a few chinks in the Dutch armour. I don’t think Holland will win it. They kicked the rotting edifice of Spanish domination to the ground, but they will face sterner, more solid, tests, later on.

Bad luck Australia.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 12:33:48 AM PDT by Tredegar
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To: Berlin_Freeper

They may have come from the US, but they don’t have US passports (or US visas).


17 posted on 06/19/2014 12:35:02 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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World Cup 2014: Today at the tournament - day eight
England will attempt to get their World Cup campaign back on track on day eight as they travel to Sao Paulo for a crucial match against Uruguay.

Colombia v Ivory Coast
Uruguay v England
Japan v Greece

18 posted on 06/19/2014 12:38:21 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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England Captain warns of ‘terrible, long summer’ if Roy Hodgson’s team lose their second game in five days at the World Cup
“Basically, to realise it could be a terrible, long, frustrating summer if we don’t get it right on Thursday,” Gerrard recalled. “There is no hiding place for a player when you go out of a tournament earlier than you expect. It can be tough and it can take an awful long time to get over it. A lot of people know that in the dressing room but there are a few young lads in there too, so it was important for them to realise what is at stake and how important this game is.

“I have been there. I have had that feeling. So I know what that feeling is about and that is the feeling I don’t want on Friday morning. It wasn’t a message to scare any of the lads but it was a wake-up call to everyone in the room. It wasn’t to scare anyone, or intimidate anyone, but this is the reality of where we are and we need everyone focused and right on it, individually and collectively, on Thursday, otherwise it is going to be a terrible, long summer.”


19 posted on 06/19/2014 12:49:15 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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England to attack Uruguay in crucial match
"Any weapon we've got we are going to try to use."
20 posted on 06/19/2014 12:52:00 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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can Colombia veteran Mario Yepes put brakes on Ivory Coast?
One word has dominated José Pékerman’s press conferences at the World Cup – calm

Loser Goes Home in Greece vs Japan Match
...On the Greek side, FC Levante’s starting right back and former Panathinaikos’ defender Lucas Vyntra sarcastically stated that if Greece had faced a defeat as hazardous as Spain’s over Netherlands, where the latter beat the 2010 FIFA World Cup Winners 5-1, the Greek players would not be allowed back in their country. Similarly, former footballer for the national team of Greece, Angelos Charisteas posted on Facebook how ungrateful most of the Greek fans are whom have achieved nothing in their lives, however they find it necessary to publicly derogate the national team’s players’ efforts in Brazil.

21 posted on 06/19/2014 1:00:12 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Link only:
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/world-cup-2014-japanese-fans-clean-stadium-after-losing-21-against-ivory-coast-9539793.html


22 posted on 06/19/2014 1:13:16 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Hero! England fans bet record £10million on Wayne Rooney to save our World Cup

▶ Predictions !!! Uruguay vs England World Cup 20114 - YouTube

23 posted on 06/19/2014 1:42:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

England v Uruguay. Rallying cries don’t get much better than Shakespeare: Come on England!

Now set the teeth and stretch the nostril wide,
Hold hard the breath and bend up every spirit
To his full height. On, on, you noblest English.
Whose blood is fet from fathers of war-proof!
Fathers that, like so many Alexanders,
Have in these parts from morn till even fought
And sheathed their swords for lack of argument:
Dishonour not your mothers; now attest
That those whom you call’d fathers did beget you.
Be copy now to men of grosser blood,
And teach them how to war. And you, good yeoman,
Whose limbs were made in England, show us here
The mettle of your pasture; let us swear
That you are worth your breeding; which I doubt not;
For there is none of you so mean and base,
That hath not noble lustre in your eyes.
I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
Straining upon the start. The game’s afoot:
Follow your spirit, and upon this charge
Cry ‘God for Harry, England, and Saint George!’


24 posted on 06/19/2014 2:48:16 AM PDT by Tredegar
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Here's what World Cup teams would look like if immigrants weren't allowed to play
25 posted on 06/19/2014 2:59:08 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Link only:
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2014/jun/19/app-takes-sporting-events-beyond-boxscore/


26 posted on 06/19/2014 3:00:05 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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World Cup: The Crazy Rules Some Teams Have About Pre-Game Sex
“There will be no sex in Brazil. They can find another solution, they can even masturbate if they want. I am not interested what the other coaches do, this is not a holiday trip, we are there to play football at the World Cup,” - Safet Susic, the coach of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s national soccer team

27 posted on 06/19/2014 3:05:49 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo limps off at another World Cup practice amid rumors he could drop out of tournament
There were unconfirmed reports in the morning originating out of Spain that Ronaldo had been warned by Portuguese doctors not to play at all at this World Cup and that he would risk his career by facing the Americans in a second match.
28 posted on 06/19/2014 3:10:18 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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The 12 Most Painful Moments of the World Cup So Far
29 posted on 06/19/2014 3:17:05 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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U.S. Soccer's Clint Dempsey Has Another Goal: Release a Rap Album

"He'll just call you sometimes and start free-styling—he doesn't even say hello,"

30 posted on 06/19/2014 3:23:39 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Socceroos shown there's no mercy at World Cup
...So the Socceroos can prepare to go home, defeated but not deflated. They have pushed Chile and The Netherlands harder than many had expected, and are clearly evolving from the dour, defensive, style preferred by previous coaches. The missing ingredient is results.

England World Cup squad will go down fighting if they lose to Uruguay vows Hodgson
"We saw the other night that even a top team like Italy got tested by the quality of our attacking play so we're not going to put any of our weapons down. Any weapon we've got we are going to try and use.

31 posted on 06/19/2014 3:35:31 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
3964
32 posted on 06/19/2014 3:48:10 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Any weapon we've got we are going to try and use.
Police probe England ‘dirty tactics’ claims from Uruguay players
Players were apparently woken in the middle of the night at their hotel to find termites and other insects crawling in their bedsheets.
33 posted on 06/19/2014 3:56:37 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Five reasons why England won't win tonight against Uruguay
34 posted on 06/19/2014 4:04:26 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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http://www.insidefutbol.com/2014/06/19/im-confident-england-will-defeat-uruguay-kevin-davies/146224/


35 posted on 06/19/2014 4:06:12 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Link only:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/coleen-rooney-angrily-responds-to-wayne-rooney-world-cup-twitter-trolls-you-take-his-place-then-lets-see-how-you-get-on-9540225.html
36 posted on 06/19/2014 4:14:11 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Wearing a neon pink bikini, Rooney, 28, smiled
37 posted on 06/19/2014 4:16:06 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Rooney out injured with cruciate ligament injury…
38 posted on 06/19/2014 4:22:13 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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The World Cup is dominated by republicans
39 posted on 06/19/2014 4:25:03 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Brazil fears parasites from World Cup tourists
40 posted on 06/19/2014 4:31:44 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Mexican coach Miguel Herrera Photobomb during practice
41 posted on 06/19/2014 4:33:42 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Butthead Headbutt
42 posted on 06/19/2014 4:47:12 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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The Red Devils posing for the line-up
43 posted on 06/19/2014 4:49:30 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Hope for England as Uruguay captain Diego Lugano ruled out with injury"He has suffered pain
44 posted on 06/19/2014 4:59:51 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Cameroon coach blasts 'disgusting' players
"It's disgusting and I don't like it," said the German coach.

"We will need to talk to certain players. The behaviour of some of them was not at all satisfying. It's unacceptable to see that kind of thing."

45 posted on 06/19/2014 5:13:28 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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England job interests Mourinho
if one day the opportunity arises, why not?"
46 posted on 06/19/2014 5:19:23 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Tredegar
Spain are out and, as the article suggests, with a whimper and not a bang. Perhaps glutted with winning their past three big competitions, they no longer had the hunger. It wasn’t just their king who abdicated. They didn’t have the stomach for the fight any more. End of an era.

There's that, and I'm wondering if player selection for starters and subs might have some petty and subtle "punishment" for players who recently signed with non-Spanish club teams. If so, that really showed them, huh?

47 posted on 06/19/2014 5:25:32 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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Klinsmann adamant: We can beat Portugal
"We have very good players in this squad and we have the confidence to go into that game and say 'we are here and want to beat you and get into the next round'," he declared.

"Our approach is not to go to Manaus and defend for 1-1 or 0-0 or whatever it is but we go there and want to win this game."

48 posted on 06/19/2014 5:26:41 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Battle Cries
49 posted on 06/19/2014 5:39:08 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Chile national football team From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
50 posted on 06/19/2014 5:49:17 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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