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Cover your eyes! Virals about Brazil's capitulation go mad within minutes
UK Daily Mail ^ | July 9, 2014 | John Drayton

Posted on 07/09/2014 6:34:18 AM PDT by C19fan

It was a matter of minutes before the internet was overloaded with viral images mocking Brazil for their 7-1 defeat by Germany. Christ the Redeemer, the iconic statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, is normally seen as an image of hope - but the famous landmark was quickly photo-shopped at the expense of the defeated host nation, following their semi-final humiliation. Here are some of the best images from across the web...

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Humor; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: brazil; germany; soccer
I am experiencing schadenfreude at Brazil's humiliation. I think because I do not any other country, perhaps besides Argentina, that has so such an over inflated view of its self.
1 posted on 07/09/2014 6:34:18 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

So, they don’t get their “everyone wins” ribbons for their kick-ball game. Grow up.


2 posted on 07/09/2014 6:35:25 AM PDT by fwdude (The last time the GOP ran an "extremist," Reagan won 44 states.)
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To: C19fan

I thought the reason why they held this in Brazil was so Brazil could win. Another one of those “pride” things.


3 posted on 07/09/2014 6:39:15 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: C19fan

4 posted on 07/09/2014 6:39:29 AM PDT by Spirochete (GOP: Give Obama Power)
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To: C19fan

I just hope their mafia doesn’t bump some of them off...


5 posted on 07/09/2014 6:40:30 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: fwdude

Nah, that’s an American thing.


6 posted on 07/09/2014 6:41:40 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: C19fan

Brazil sort of feels like Denver did after Supebowl XLVIII.

Comes to mind, The Ventures — Wipe Out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjiOtouyBOg&feature=kp


7 posted on 07/09/2014 6:46:29 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: C19fan

I just wish Neymar could have been on the pitch to enjoy the drubbing along with his teammates.


8 posted on 07/09/2014 6:47:23 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: C19fan

I wish I knew how to post videos. That one with the German beer stein is simple, and fantastic.


9 posted on 07/09/2014 6:52:05 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: C19fan
I think because I do not any other country, perhaps besides Argentina, that has so such an over inflated view of its self.

I took glee at the pain being shown by the Brazil fans also. But then I thought...life isn't a bowl of cherries in Brazil and they have little to hang on to. This spectacle of sport was very important to them. Much more than just a game.

But then I think back to all we've seen from the jerks who think Brazil is invulnerable...and I get giddy all over again.

10 posted on 07/09/2014 6:54:21 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: C19fan

“Missed it by this much”

LOL.


11 posted on 07/09/2014 6:58:58 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Why do Americans fell compelled to use the British term “pitch” instead of field when talking about soccer? The Brazilians sure don’t. Nor the Germans, Spanish, or any other country around the world. I wonder how many soccer hipsters realize the word is borrowed from cricket?


12 posted on 07/09/2014 7:11:22 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: C19fan
It was good to see this Brazil team lose because they are undisciplined, entitled, and play dirty.

But the pleasure in seeing them put in their place will be dimmed if Argentina wins the World Cup.

The Argentines need comeuppance even more than Brazil does.

I'd like to see Argentina lose a third place match to Brazil, and the Netherlands finally win a final against Germany.

13 posted on 07/09/2014 7:12:29 AM PDT by wideawake
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14 posted on 07/09/2014 7:14:48 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: C19fan

The best of the lot:

https://vine.co/v/MPXDHrOT7px

That’s just comedy gold.


15 posted on 07/09/2014 7:19:03 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: SoCal Pubbie
Why do Americans fell compelled to use the British term “pitch” instead of field when talking about soccer? The Brazilians sure don’t. Nor the Germans, Spanish, or any other country around the world. I wonder how many soccer hipsters realize the word is borrowed from cricket?

I use a few other Britishisms, too. Like whinge. And sod off.

16 posted on 07/09/2014 7:38:07 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: fwdude

Losing is a fact of life and presents an opportunity for the loser to show resolve and get better. How you react to an event that is not life ending determines your character. Wonder how our kids will do with the new standard of “you’re all winners” that is being preached?


17 posted on 07/09/2014 7:46:55 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: Paine in the Neck

I guess wankers do that sort of thing.


18 posted on 07/09/2014 8:02:46 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: 1rudeboy
I wish I knew how to post videos. That one with the German beer stein is simple, and fantastic.

If you can find it in animated .gif format, you can just post it like a still image - like so:


19 posted on 07/09/2014 8:08:27 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: wideawake
I'd like to see Argentina lose a third place match to Brazil, and the Netherlands finally win a final against Germany.

That's a good outcome although the German team is superb and is not dirty.

20 posted on 07/09/2014 8:08:59 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

In my opinion, using Britishisms when American words or phrases exist for them is affectation. “Straight away” for “right away” and “whilst” for “while” come to mind. There are others. Certainly “pitch” for “field” is among them.


21 posted on 07/09/2014 8:12:34 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: C19fan

I view the. Brasilian loss from the perspective of many who live there and know of the billions spent and lost through the devastating corruption of dilma’s wannabe communist policies. She squandered their nations wealth on wasteful programs and only succeeded in driving economic prosperity far beyond the reach of the nations poor. Now, after all of the known corruption, the national riots against the expenditures and general feeling that the explosion of revolt is in the air, her efforts have resulted in the worst, world wide witnessed complete humiliation of her nation in recent memory.

This hefeweizens for you, Dilma... Well done, you ignorant commie.


22 posted on 07/09/2014 8:31:51 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: luvbach1
In my opinion, using Britishisms when American words or phrases exist for them is affectation.

Like your use of 'soccer' [association football] instead of 'football'?

23 posted on 07/09/2014 8:34:31 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: luvbach1; SoCal Pubbie

That last was supposed to be for SoCal Pubbie.


24 posted on 07/09/2014 8:36:09 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Use of the American “Soccer” for the British “Football” is not an affectation. Good try.


25 posted on 07/09/2014 8:38:32 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Caipirabob

And just think...two years from now.....Olympics.


26 posted on 07/09/2014 8:40:20 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Paine in the Neck

I didn’t say you used the word “pitch.”


27 posted on 07/09/2014 8:41:48 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: SoCal Pubbie
Why do Americans fell compelled to use the British term “pitch” instead of field when talking about soccer? The Brazilians sure don’t. Nor the Germans, Spanish, or any other country around the world.

I'm no soccer aficionado, but I'm going to guess it's because the other nations don't speak English, but the Americans and British do....

28 posted on 07/09/2014 8:50:16 AM PDT by MissNomer
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To: luvbach1
Use of the American “Soccer” for the British “Football” is not an affectation. Good try.

Ah. I see. The rules of this slagging match are clear now. When I use a Britishism, that's affectation. When you use one, we just ahistorically declare it to be American.

29 posted on 07/09/2014 8:50:25 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: luvbach1

Actually, few people realize that “soccer” is a British term. It was coined as a contraction of “Association football” to differentiate the game from “Rubgy football” when the various flavors were codified in the mid 1800s. The two variations of football were sometimes called “the kicking game” and “the carrying game.”

You are quite correct that the word “soccer” today is an American term used to distinguish “the kicking game” from tackle football, or what the Brits call “gridiron.” However I get a kick out of soccer hipsters who cry about Americans not calling it football. The word soccer was invented by the English.


30 posted on 07/09/2014 8:52:48 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Paine in the Neck
Per my post 30, you are correct that the term soccer is originally English in origin. You also have to know that few if any Brits ever use the word in that context. It is completely Americanized today and English sports fans get their kits in a twist when Yanks call the so called “beautiful game” such a hateful epithet. So I score it one-nil for luvbach1.
31 posted on 07/09/2014 8:58:10 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: SoCal Pubbie
"You are quite correct that the word “soccer” today is an American term..."

I didn't know its derivation (but do now), only that it the term for the game the world outside the USA calls football.

32 posted on 07/09/2014 9:09:39 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Paine in the Neck
Everyone knows soccer is also an American term and not because I declared it to be so. I didn't say its derivation was American. And I wasn't "slagging," just giving my opinion.
33 posted on 07/09/2014 9:12:24 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: 1rudeboy

I’ve seen that one. It’s only 11 seconds long and was done by Radio Bayern 3 in Germany. That little short video is going to go viral in a big way—and I love it.


34 posted on 07/09/2014 9:15:57 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: C19fan

Whoa, some of those are pretty brutal. I wonder whatever happened to those Brazilian voodoo guys who were supposed to be cinching it for their team? Wrong spell? Pins in the wrong places in the little dolls?


35 posted on 07/09/2014 9:18:27 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: C19fan

I can't unsee this.

36 posted on 07/09/2014 9:24:17 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: luvbach1

Back to the topic of affectations.

I have no problem with British commentators saying “football” instead of “soccer” and so on when on American TV. I don’t even mind Americans using “side” instead of “team” and “pitch” instead of “field” occasionally. But I really object to the Sportscenter guys ALWAYS using the British terms, which are NOT unique to soccer. Brits call a field hockey playing surface a “pitch” too. Hell, I wouldn’t be surprised that British TV calls an American football field a “gridiron pitch.”

You are spot on when you call it an affection. They are so desperate to sound hip that it’s comical. Bollocks!


37 posted on 07/09/2014 9:44:53 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Paine in the Neck

Sometimes I use Brit terms because I like ‘em better.

Does that qualify as pretentious?


38 posted on 07/09/2014 10:38:26 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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