Skip to comments.Netherlands wears black hat into World Cup semifinal vs. Argentina
Posted on 07/08/2014 11:19:42 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
The fun-loving, fleet-footed team in orange has formally donned the black hat.
One of its top players falls down more than a Hollywood stunt man with vertigo. Its coach acts as though hes the smartest man in every room (and he very well might be). And the Netherlands has already ousted two plucky underdogs fan favorites Mexico and Costa Rica from the tournament.
No, the Dutch team might not win many popularity contests at this World Cup, but the Oranje might finally have the squad capable of winning the sports biggest title.
We have to be a bit lucky, Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal said Tuesday. The coin has to face your way, as we say in Dutch.
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Argentina has a formidable presence. But this will be an exciting game. Don’t count the Dutch out today. They have a chance to make history.
This is the one that will decide which of these two teams faces off Germany in the World Cup Final on Sunday.
Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, and Brazils Day Goes Dark
... The final score was Germany 7, Brazil 1. It felt like Germany 70, Brazil 1. By the end, the Germans were barely celebrating their goals anymore, and the Brazilians, starting with their coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, could manage little more than blank stares. In the stands, the Brazilian fans the ones who stayed around, at least passed the time by cycling through obscene chants about each player, as well as the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff.
Scolari Apologizes for Brazil's World Cup Failure
"I have to apologize for the negative result, for not being able to reach the final as we all wanted," Scolari said, speaking calmly after the humiliating 7-1 loss.
Glad you’re enjoying...
I’m thrilled the home team Brazil got beat. not only beat, but schooled. I hope Germany goes all the way.
Hopefully they'll find the net, instead of repeatedly finding the goal post and cross bar, like they did against Costa Rica.
On a night when Germany routed the host nation 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, Klose also became the tournament's all-time record scorer surpassing Brazil great Ronaldo.
Being of Dutch heritage, I guess I will root for them. Although they are socialist turds.
Klose is also the only player to have appeared in 4 Semi-Finals.
Vamos La Argentina!
Here are seven amazing facts about the game:
Germanys 7-1 thrashing of the 2014 World Cup host marked Brazils first loss in a competitive match on home soil since 1975, and its greatest footballing embarrassment.
Luiz, the worlds most expensive defender on the back of his record $91 million transfer from Chelsea to Paris Saint-Germain, was at fault in at least six of Germanys seven goals.