⚽ ⚽ World Football Cup 2018 - The Prelude (Le Threadoi) ⚽ ⚽


#401

People make too much of the Iceland thing. It’s not like they were a country the size of Bradford and it was the first time they’d ever qualified for a finals or anything.


#402

That 2nd half tho from Englands perspective was like a macabre comedy sketch. Quite memorable


#403

greatest personal world cup memory? (i.e. getting particularly drunk or having a nice bbq over a match)

my favourite is probably during the last world cup, watching a couple of absolutely bladdered/stoned pals gathered round a garden bbq solomenly watching a rooney england shirt burn, with one of them obviously shirtless.


#404

ooh that’s the game with this:


#405

FUCK


#406

watching Robbie Keane equalise against Germany on a tiny TV in a packed classroom in my primary school


#407

as above, probably being in Berlin for Germany 4 Argentina 0 and the Glasgow pub I watched England vs Germany in.

Also Holland beating Spain in the last one because it was the first time I’d been back to Glasgow in a while after leaving and it was just a really fun night.

What was the big DiS game we all watched together last time? I wanna say it involved Switzerland? It was a laugh anyway


#408

Squires alert

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#409

It’s gonna take Wolves beating Real 5-0 in the Champions League final before anything surpasses England 1 - 2 Iceland as my favourite football match.

Was in fits of giggles watching it, seriously.


#410

I can’t seem to get these to work, am I being stupid? how did y’all do it?


#411

I remember at the time thinking definitely not funny, but in the hours/weeks/months afterwards…funny


#412

Think Sterling’s effort is one of the high points in English tournament football this decade tbh.

And the Iceland game was so laughably appalling that I don’t think any English people really gave a solitary shit. Had it been a slightly under-par performance with an 80th minute Iceland winner it may well have been different, but it was a comedy for the ages as it happened.


#413

prepped and ready lads


#414

Will we get to update the teams England have beaten in knockout football in the last 20 years list. Currently:

Denmark
Ecuador


#415

I was about to be all WHAT ABOUT SPAIN IN EURO 96 and then realised that was more than 20 years ago.

Fuck.

Fuck.


#416

I’ve channeled my excitement into making this song and video (jag)


#417

This is the last eight, lads…


#418

I did a soccer joke in the all-company chat room at work!


#419

I think this is my earliest WC memory:

In my top 5 world cup goals


#420

Very, VERY good stuff