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Japan beats Spain in football

Japan beats Spain in football

jcalebjcaleb Moderator
edited July 2012 in General

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  • NekkiNekki Moderator

    The football started on Wednesday with the Women's tournament. Dunno if that's normal or not.

  • yomeroyomero Member

    @Nekki said: Dunno if that's normal or not.

    Me too. Seems to be the lack of time or sth...

  • jcalebjcaleb Moderator

    2 weeks is not enough time for a football tournament. But it seems Olympics is not even half the prestige of the World Cup right?

  • yomeroyomero Member

    @jcaleb said: prestige

    Bah I hate soccer. At least the local one sucks, and make the people crazy, and distracts them of the real problems around =/ (like our country going to the shit...)

    The world cup and the euro cup are the only decent tournaments, but still causes the same effect.

    /offtopic

    So, I prefer the olympic games in general. Lots of variated sports.

  • jcalebjcaleb Moderator

    I don't like Olympics very much, because we haven't won any Gold ever since. It breaks my heart every time. Now our chance gets slimmer and slimmer.

  • @yomero said: I hate soccer football.

    fixed..

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  • jcalebjcaleb Moderator

    Is it the Americans that calls it soccer?

  • yomeroyomero Member

    @Mon5t3r said: fixed..

    Well you are right in some way. Here in MX is football to refer to soccer. And the NFL "football" is something that I can't understand :D

  • @jcaleb said: Is it the Americans that calls it soccer?

    Yep, American Football is actually just based off Rugby.

    Daniel.

  • @yomero said: Well you are right in some way. Here in MX is football to refer to soccer.

    yeah i understand that. but, just want to help you before someone put an image here and explaining ball, egg, hand, foot, etc.. :P

    hint: @ElliotJ

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  • MrAndroidMrAndroid Member
    edited July 2012

    @Mon5t3r said: yeah i understand that. but, just want to help you before someone put an image here and explaining ball, egg, hand, foot, etc.. :P

    image

    Daniel.

  • jcalebjcaleb Moderator

    @MrLawoodle said: Yep, American Football is actually just based off Rugby.

    Is it true that Americans invented basketball because they suck at football?

  • @jcaleb said: Is it true that Americans invented basketball because they suck at football?

    Usually the country that invented the sport, sucks at the sport (eg UK).

    Daniel.

  • jcalebjcaleb Moderator
    edited July 2012

    @MrLawoodle said: Usually the country that invented the sport, sucks at the sport (eg UK).

    UK are just too nice and dont play dirty in sports. I'm talking about the Maradona thing, can only be done against UK

  • innyainnya Member

    foot ball in that even limit the ages of participant. So, Spain might went with a lot of junior players. Same apply to Mexico and US.

  • People always knock the fact that American "football" allows you to hold the ball. The original rules of the game said that you could run while holding the ball to gain field position, but the only way to SCORE was to kick the ball through the uprights. There was no passing. Football makes perfect sense as a name for that game.

    Over time the rules of the game changed, but not the name. It's like saying they should change the name of cricket because there are no noisy insects involved, and on the same level as "why do you drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?" jokes.

  • gsrdgrdghdgsrdgrdghd Member without signature
    edited July 2012

    @Soylent said: It's like saying they should change the name of cricket because there are no noisy insects involved

    No its not, the name cricket comes from creckett or the dutch word krickstoel[Source]. The name has nothing to do with the insect.

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  • @jcaleb said: Is it true that Americans invented basketball because they suck at football?

    No ... Canada invented basketball.

  • @gsrdgrdghd said: No its not, the name cricket comes from creckett or the dutch word krickstoel[Source]. The name has nothing to do with the insect.

    And so you're saying I'm ignoring the history behind the word "cricket." And so I'm saying you're ignoring the history behind the word "football." Illustration by humorous counter-example.

    There's always that one guy who needs the joke explained to them.

  • gsrdgrdghdgsrdgrdghd Member without signature

    I'm not ignoring anything, i just pointed out that the name for the game cricket doesn't come from the insect.

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