World Cup 2014 .. post your highlights in here

Discussion in 'World Cup 2014 Brazil' started by juice_terry, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. juice_terry

    juice_terry Here is a man who would not take it anymore.

    ..or low lights.
    Has been a great world cup, died off a little after the group stages, but the extra time in some of the knockout stages were magnificent.
    Highlights for me:
    James Rodriguez
    Having Tim Vickery's expertise on the BBC ( saves waiting up until 2 am on a Sunday morning to listen to him)
    Glen Hoddle calling Algeria Al Jazeera.. to perfectly highlight what a twat he is.
    Brazil's humiliation against Germany
    England's Humiliation against everyone
    Costa Rica and USA matches .. the sheer determination by both teams in the tournament was exhilarating.
    The retirement of Alan Hansen.. hopefully Andy Townsend's career won't last this long.
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  2. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Not what they want but what is good for them

    that was a fickin great WC- couple of dull games, but seeing the likes of CR , the USA and Chile giving is a go made it worthwhile.
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  3. juice_terry

    juice_terry Here is a man who would not take it anymore.

    Oh yes Chile deserve an honourable mention .. They should have done better against Brazil though
  4. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    The quality of the thread titles this time
  5. juice_terry

    juice_terry Here is a man who would not take it anymore.

    Could only have been improved by adding kick off times :D :D .. oh well we'll have to wait until Euro 2016 !!
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  6. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    The first thread is in place. The forum will follow soon :cool:
  7. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    I enjoyed nearly the whole thing. Loved the simple disappearing spray solving an annoying problem. Loved seeing Colombia play so well plus their fans and goal celebrations. The US deserve a big cheer after their efforts qualifying.

    The sport of football was the winner
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  8. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    Some cracking matches, missed a week at Glastonbury but of the games I did watch almost all were completely absorbing.

    Brazil v Germany was memorable.

    Nobody stood out to me the way that Ballotelli did last time round (he just seemed to be everywhere and played well).
  9. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx someinenhhanding menbag and me ah bollox

    Brazil scoring an own goal in the first game was pretty funny
  10. oryx

    oryx Sitting on the bock of the day

    Best WC since 1990 IMHO. Or should I say, it's the one I've enjoyed most since 1990.

    I can't think of any specific highlights - just good football, lots of goals and exciting games.

    Lowlights - er, England. :facepalm:
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  11. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    Did anyone see what Adrian Chiles highlight was? I confess I did not watch the ITV coverage tonight :(
  12. imposs1904

    imposs1904 Thread Killa'

    My favourite World Cup since 1982.

    - RVP's goal against Spain
    - The Mexican goalies save against Brazil.
    - James Rodriguez
    - Mascherano. My player of the tournament.
    - Schurrle's goal against Brazil. That reverse pass from Muller.
    - Iran's heroics against Argentina
    - The high and lows of Suarez
    - Krul being a cunt against Costa Rica. My favourite villain of this World Cup
    - Colombia's goal celebrations. Head and shoulders above all those wankers who point to the sky.
    - Sabella's Elisha Cook Junior impersonation.
    - Ron Vlaar playing for his life so he doesn't have to go back to Villa Park next season.

    There's others but I can't remember at the moment. Great World Cup. The 2018 World Cup in Russia will be shit.
  13. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

    I thought Godin was excellent. Shame not to see more of him but an outstanding player.
  14. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    The magic spray!
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  15. little_legs

    little_legs Поехали!

    Columbia players dancing

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  16. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx someinenhhanding menbag and me ah bollox

    Can you imagine the English doing that? :D
  17. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

  18. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    masherano's multiple game saving super tackles on robben.

    Ron Vlaar/ 'Roncrete' - part human. part brick wall. All defender.

    The likes of Iran, USA, Australia, Algeria and most of all Costa Rica having no fear of going toe to toe with their supposed superiors.

    the jaw dropping drubbings dished out to spain and brazil.

    Chile and Columbia.
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  19. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx someinenhhanding menbag and me ah bollox

    Fucking embarrassment :mad::D
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  20. juice_terry

    juice_terry Here is a man who would not take it anymore.

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  21. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    the Scottish Uruguay fan
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  22. Zapp Brannigan

    Zapp Brannigan Built like a steakhouse, handles like a bistro

    Schweinsteiger getting clattered about 15 times in the final but giving it back 10 times harder every time. Nails.
    The goal of the tournament competition; in any given finals Tim Cahill, van Persie or James Rodriguez would have walked it.
    Smaller teams (Costa Rica, Chile) embarrassing the big boys by playing like proper old fashioned teams, not relying on star players to bail them out (Argentina, Brazil).
    Brazil, lol.
    Defenders getting some recognition for once - Hummels & Vlaar were as good as anyone.
    South, Central and North American goalies putting a stereotype to bed - Navas, Ochoa & Howard especially.

    England. Half decent against Italy in defeat, woeful against Uruguay and out before Costa Rica.
    Spain - era most definitely over.
    The demise of the No.9. Only Klose and to a point RvP (is he really a 9?) performed in that role, everyone else was pap (Fred, j'accuse) or teams didn't bother with one.
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  23. Dr. Furface

    Dr. Furface One small step for man

    The protesters stoning the itv pundits box from the beach - something many of us have wanted to do for years! - got the tournament off to a great start. Pity they didn't show up and stone them again later on when the lads took to the beach and did their thing wearing shorts - a new lowpoint in tv history!
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  24. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Sepp Blatter's reception at every game he was at.
  25. Vincent Enyeama, the Nigerian keeper using every single part of him body, especially his face, as a ball magnet in their 3-2 loss to Argentina in the group stages
  26. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Not what they want but what is good for them

    I think this will elevate some of the "lesser" nations to give it a go from now on - The Mericans pleased me - honest althletisicm and commitment - they make the rooneys and bloated english rich fuckers look like egotistical clowns.

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