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'Beat Germany' Video Will Get USA Soccer Fans Hyped for World Cup Showdown
bleacher report ^ | June 25, 2014 | Kyle Newport

Posted on 06/25/2014 4:56:35 PM PDT by 1rudeboy

Soccer fans in the United States were ready to celebrate as Team USA's match against Portugal on Sunday entered stoppage time. After all, the team's final match of group play against Germany wouldn't mean as much if the United States held on to beat Cristiano Ronaldo and company.

However, a shocking goal by Paulo Bento's team in the final minute of added time changed everything.

The United States control their own destiny. A draw against Germany would send Team USA on to the knockout stage, and a victory would win Group G. A United States loss, on the other hand, would mean the result of Portugal-Ghana would determine who moves on.

United States fans are hoping that their squad can move past a disappointing draw and come out ready to play against Germany. If you weren't hyped up for Thursday's game already, the video above should do the trick.

[Vimeo, h/t Black Sports Online]


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More fun videos of USA fans reacting to Brooks' winner over Ghana here. Game tomorrow (Thursday) at 1200 EDT.
1 posted on 06/25/2014 4:56:35 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy
Great soccer analysis by Ann Coulter.



2 posted on 06/25/2014 4:58:48 PM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: 1rudeboy

I like my sports American and nothin says America like Venezuelans playing baseball.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 4:59:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

Stop being such a globalist. ;)


4 posted on 06/25/2014 5:08:50 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: cripplecreek

Down here, baseball fields are being replaced by soccer fields. In about twenty years, Caribbean’s might easily make up the majority of MLBers.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 5:10:13 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: peyton randolph
"Even in football, by which I mean football, there are very few scoreless ties -- and it's a lot harder to score when a half-dozen 300-pound bruisers are trying to crush you."

Ann Coulter sure does love her 300+ pound bruisers.......

6 posted on 06/25/2014 5:10:32 PM PDT by TaxPayer2000
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To: peyton randolph

Hates soccer, but likes Mitt Romney. Go figure.


7 posted on 06/25/2014 5:11:29 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: cripplecreek

By the way, now that I’m here, I want to mention how much fun it is to watch the Tigers. Still a White Sox fan, though.


8 posted on 06/25/2014 5:15:21 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

If I were in the stadium, I would hold up a big sign that said: “Hey Germany! The Federal Reserve stole all your gold! Nyah, Nyah, Nyah!”


9 posted on 06/25/2014 5:17:16 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: 1rudeboy

Tigers are playing the Rangers now. Ian Kinsler settled the controversy over his exit from Texas in a hurry last night with a home run in his first at bat in his first return to Texas.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 5:24:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The English fans had the right idea. Inflatable Spitfires when they played Germany.

http://static.guim.co.uk.

11 posted on 06/25/2014 5:33:32 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: peyton randolph

About the most ignorant thing I have ever read about soccer.


12 posted on 06/25/2014 5:52:34 PM PDT by gusty
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To: cripplecreek
I always wondered why people call soccer communist when the countries of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua are all baseball countries. Maybe baseball is communist. Cuba's soccer team is one of the worst in the world, they had a losing record against German amateur teams, true. Venezuela I believe has never won a game in World Cup Qualifying, ever. But in baseball these worker's paradises are top of the heap.
13 posted on 06/25/2014 5:56:35 PM PDT by gusty
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To: 1rudeboy
I like the Uruguayan soccer video better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrEvK-tv5OI

Stay off the soccer field!

14 posted on 06/25/2014 6:21:25 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: 1rudeboy
To all the soccer bashers:

Soccer is boring but baseball is fascinating?

Soccer doesn't take any athletic skill but a bunch of steroid-pumped apes shoving each other around for 10 seconds does?

Soccer is a bunch of guys running up and down a field, but basketball is sheer grace?

Ann, why don't you compare the viewership of the Super Bowl -- football's crowning event -- to viewership of the World Cup championship game? Or even a routine Premier match?

American sports are watched by (some) Americans. Soccer is watched by everybody BUT Americans. If you don't like it, don't watch it. Leave the 700 million or so other people on the planet to watch it all by themselves.

15 posted on 06/25/2014 6:32:05 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: 1rudeboy

Football, si’; futbol, no.


16 posted on 06/25/2014 6:44:31 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: IronJack
I read a fairly interesting column on some blog somewhere that observed the reason people find soccer "boring" is because there is no break in the action. It's just 45+ minutes of play in a half. So of course there will be slower moments.

On the other hand, when you look at a NFL broadcast, you spend 3-1/2 hours watching 15 minutes of action. But it's not "boring." Go figure.

17 posted on 06/25/2014 6:50:18 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I had a professor in college many moons ago who always made his lectures last 30 min, because he said that was the new attention span of the average young adult because of tv. Now I think it’s been whittled down to 22-25 minutes since then.

So I agree with the assessment that some may find soccer boring because there are no breaks in the play...but that’s what makes it such a great game. Get your refreshments before the game, and settle in and pay attention, or else wait for half time.


18 posted on 06/25/2014 7:22:51 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace

And please make no mistake, I’m a NFL fan. It’s just gotten to the point where my “refreshments” include reading material when I watch a NFL game. Seriously, how many Cialis commercials do I really need to see?


19 posted on 06/25/2014 7:28:48 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I believe.......


20 posted on 06/25/2014 7:32:37 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: IronJack

“Soccer is boring but baseball is fascinating?”

Watching baseball is like watching wet paint dry, whereas watching soccer is like watching wet paint dripping down the wall. Conclusion? Soccer is INDEED more exciting than baseball.


21 posted on 06/25/2014 9:04:14 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: peyton randolph

You can have the skank. You’re two of a kind. Phoney conservative, douchebags. Call her pal Bill Maher over and make it a threesome.


22 posted on 06/25/2014 9:21:49 PM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: bramps
You’re two of a kind. Phoney conservative, douchebags.

Your twisted logic about anti-soccer = "phoney conservative" suggests serious mental illness. Seek professional psychiatric help before you hurt yourself or others based on delusions.

23 posted on 06/26/2014 7:38:16 AM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: peyton randolph
I considered Ann Coulter a phoney long before this predictable, juvenile article (not to mention factually inaccurate). Consequently I put any of her fans in the same boat.
24 posted on 06/26/2014 8:08:24 AM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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