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Spain wins World Cup

Posted on 07/11/2010 2:07:36 PM PDT by navysealdad

Spain beats Netherlands 1-0 to win the World Cup. Spain's Cesc Fabregas puts Iniesta through in the box and his low shot beats Netherlands goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg for the game's only goal.


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1 posted on 07/11/2010 2:07:37 PM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

snoozer


2 posted on 07/11/2010 2:09:09 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: navysealdad

3 posted on 07/11/2010 2:09:21 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: navysealdad

To my eye Spain looked the better team throughout, so I’d say the better team won.


4 posted on 07/11/2010 2:09:31 PM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to abdicate control of it to the government)
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To: navysealdad

Heck of a game. If ever two teams deserved to win one game, this was it.


5 posted on 07/11/2010 2:09:35 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: navysealdad

YAWN!


6 posted on 07/11/2010 2:09:37 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: navysealdad

The German octopus goes 8 for 8.


7 posted on 07/11/2010 2:10:04 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: navysealdad

BFD


8 posted on 07/11/2010 2:10:41 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: navysealdad

“Spain beats Netherlands 1-0”

Well I for one was just all aquiver. Okay, maybe not.


9 posted on 07/11/2010 2:10:57 PM PDT by Grunthor (I like you but when the zombies chase us, I'm tripping you.)
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To: navysealdad

Paul, the psychic octopus, is right again!


10 posted on 07/11/2010 2:11:09 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Rockitz

The Pus is the real story here.........


11 posted on 07/11/2010 2:11:15 PM PDT by cmsgop ( I don't think Rick Sanchez can handle any more "Breaking News" (Credit Market Ticker))
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To: highlander_UW

You’re right. The Netherlands played a very defensive and physical game. Spain showed a lot more skill IMHO. Seemed like every time I looked up at the screen there was a guy in an orange shirt pleading his case to the ref, drawing a yellow card...


12 posted on 07/11/2010 2:12:23 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: navysealdad

Seems that German Octopus is running a far better prediction rate than Nostradamus.... =.=


13 posted on 07/11/2010 2:12:40 PM PDT by cranked
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To: cranked

spain wins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the oscar. when does real football start?


14 posted on 07/11/2010 2:14:29 PM PDT by roostercogburn
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To: navysealdad

Soccer is excruciatingly boring and will never be popular in US. Slow moving and low scoring games adds insult to injury. More popular with liberal/socialist nations....


15 posted on 07/11/2010 2:14:49 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: navysealdad

The officiating in the World Cup has been dreadful and embarassing. The bad call on the free kick, that should have lead to a corner kick for the Netherlands, lead directly to Spain’s goal.

Virtually all games in this Cup have had important goals awarded or taken away by bad calls. Until they institute instant replay or add 3 more referees on the field soccer will never be more than a minor sport in the US....


16 posted on 07/11/2010 2:16:14 PM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: cranked
SHOOT! Give the medal to the PUS! What a BORRRRRING game...Ur vs Ger was a WINNER...WHAT A GAME!! Overall..CONGRATS to the Spaniards!!
17 posted on 07/11/2010 2:16:25 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: navysealdad

Somebody cares?

Who knew?


18 posted on 07/11/2010 2:16:26 PM PDT by benewton
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To: newfreep

yawn, another soccer hating person. I like your twist though: like soccer and you’re a liberal.


19 posted on 07/11/2010 2:17:38 PM PDT by tfecw (It's for the children)
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To: navysealdad

I thought the officials favored Spain enough to decide the match. Robben was held and deserved a penalty shot; instead they gave him a yellow card. The red card against Netherlands that decided the game was not warranted. The Spanish did play well, but the officiating was decisive.


20 posted on 07/11/2010 2:19:50 PM PDT by devere
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21 posted on 07/11/2010 2:21:29 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: tfecw
I think attitudes would be different if the USA had awesome world cup players. I am NOT a soccer fan, though all my kids played soccer to keep them active in the summertime, BUT if the US had a world team you bet your peeps that I would be rooting for them!!!
22 posted on 07/11/2010 2:21:50 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: newfreep

The world cup in the US still holds the record for highest attendance, and that was in fewer games than they play now. And oh yeah, what’s the most popular sport in Cuba, by the way? I know it ain’t soccer. Now go away, dweeb the adults are talking.


23 posted on 07/11/2010 2:22:00 PM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

I saw a lot of Spanish players falling down in agony after their shirt was touched, I am a little turned off by a sport where your team totally gains an advantage by acting like a pussies.


24 posted on 07/11/2010 2:22:28 PM PDT by omega4179 (www.jdforsenate.com)
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To: navysealdad

NO MORE VUVUZELAS!!!!!!


25 posted on 07/11/2010 2:22:41 PM PDT by yawningotter
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To: navysealdad

Very boring...and I must say, the wrong team won!
Too bad though, this seems to be the case these days...

After all, look at who won the Democratic election!


26 posted on 07/11/2010 2:22:52 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: navysealdad

Socker is boring.


27 posted on 07/11/2010 2:23:08 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: roostercogburn
spain wins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the oscar. when does real football start?

"Soccer was invented by European ladies to keep them busy while their husbands did the cooking."

28 posted on 07/11/2010 2:23:19 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: navysealdad

I know where there is a bunch of downcast Dutchmen right now.


29 posted on 07/11/2010 2:24:54 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: navysealdad
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30 posted on 07/11/2010 2:25:12 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: highlander_UW

Netherlands played like they believed that a good defense would win with no offense, depending on winning by penalty kicks.


31 posted on 07/11/2010 2:26:22 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: navysealdad

Soccer IS a socialist game. Yo play with both hands behind your back...and the officials usually decide the game.


32 posted on 07/11/2010 2:26:58 PM PDT by Lexington Green (By any means necessary....)
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To: navysealdad

I’ve enjoyed some matches this tournament but that one was just....zzzzzzzzzzz


33 posted on 07/11/2010 2:27:04 PM PDT by SMCC1
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To: omega4179

Guess you don’t like the Duke basketball team.


34 posted on 07/11/2010 2:27:28 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: navysealdad; All

IMO, the cleat in the chest early in the game should have been a red card. Ugly foul.


35 posted on 07/11/2010 2:27:54 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
I guess there's something wrong with me. I thought it was another great game. Both sides, but Spain especially, had lots of chances. I thought Spain's passing was great. The way some of those guys receive long balls is just amazing.

The ref sucked. If I was there there wouldn't have been more than 19 players on the field at the end of the game. I mean the guy who just blasted Alfonso (?) with a full boot to the breastbone. Wow! If that wasn't a red card nothing is.

Two years to Euro 2012.

ML/NJ

36 posted on 07/11/2010 2:28:17 PM PDT by ml/nj
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“Spain beats Netherlands 1-0”

DAMN !! ... I had 2 on the over-under.

37 posted on 07/11/2010 2:29:07 PM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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Ah haha!


38 posted on 07/11/2010 2:30:31 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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39 posted on 07/11/2010 2:30:36 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: navysealdad
I thought this was a great game between two very tough teams. No, it wasn't pretty but neither is a 3-0 American football game between two defensive powerhouses.

This was a slugfest and the outcome was in doubt up until the last minute which is what makes the game so much fun.

40 posted on 07/11/2010 2:30:47 PM PDT by FReepaholic (The problem is they do not fear us.)
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To: Vaquero

And I can guess how rugby was invented. Some English people
were involved in a similar game and one of them finally said:
“Bugger this—I’m running with the ball.”


41 posted on 07/11/2010 2:30:47 PM PDT by tumblindice (If you liked 1984, you'll love The Road to Serfdom)
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To: navysealdad

Now that the “world” cup has ended, can we stop this “one world-global” game BS because Americans dont care about it in the 1st place?


42 posted on 07/11/2010 2:31:42 PM PDT by max americana
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To: devere
...I thought the officials favored Spain enough to decide the match...

I don't know about that. The ref could have and should have red carded de Jong for kicking Alonzo in the chest.

Webb, the English ref, is a very good ref and I'm betting he didn't want to decide the match at that point, which it probably would have.

43 posted on 07/11/2010 2:35:28 PM PDT by FReepaholic (The problem is they do not fear us.)
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To: navysealdad

Its not like it was the Super Bowl or anything. Soccer is baseball w/o the scoring.


44 posted on 07/11/2010 2:36:08 PM PDT by bray (Did Rush say Massive Failure?)
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Soccer is for kids who can’t hit the ball.


45 posted on 07/11/2010 2:38:28 PM PDT by proudpapa (Proudpapa)
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To: navysealdad

Too many fouls and too many dives.

But one very nice goal.

Congrats Spain!

Better luck next time Holland.


46 posted on 07/11/2010 2:38:51 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: navysealdad

I think it will be a sad day when the US becomes a soccer power house. Being good at soccer would be like being good at dancing around the may pole.

The important thing is - it’s finally over


47 posted on 07/11/2010 2:39:35 PM PDT by AeWingnut (Soccer: a symptom of a greater ill)
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To: highlander_UW

Seconded.


48 posted on 07/11/2010 2:40:07 PM PDT by MontaniSemperLiberi
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But in the eyes of the world this SUCKER is HUGH!!! So I hope in the near future the USA can become a POWER house! Hey, I’m SERIES!! lol!


49 posted on 07/11/2010 2:40:37 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: navysealdad

Now that the Planet Mug is over, can I watch TV without having a swarm of bees in the background?


50 posted on 07/11/2010 2:40:48 PM PDT by nhoward14 (I'm starting The 595 Club... A discount from 700)
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