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    Brazil v Mexico ... some Oscar winning performances on the pitch

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    Theres more diving on that pitch than there is in a swimming pool

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    It has become unbelievably dull... Brazil are supposed to play exciting football aren't they? * Yawn *

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoom7000 View Post
    I remember back in 2006 the cable red button options for BBC had:

    BBC TV Commentary
    BBC 5 Live Commentary
    Comedy Commentary
    No Commentary - Stadium Atmosphere

    I don't have cable anymore, so Freeview only has the 5 Live commentary option. It might be bad, but it doesn't bother me too much! I do like listening to the 5 Live commentary during the SuperBowl rather than those drab Americans!
    You can still do that on BBC with the red button on sky. The five live commentary was available for the England game.

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    Mexican keeper was on fire. A great game and Brazil stopped dead in their tracks with a ref making the right calls. The penalty shouts that went unheard is justice for what happened previously.

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    Last night, some football happened.

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    Favourite quote quote on Brazil v Mexico

    Pat Nevin - 5 live
    The real disappointment for me was Fred. The comer flag moved better than he did

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    I do like an underdog and to see the much hyped Brazil kept to 0-0 by a very good Mexico was brilliant. I feel bad Mexico didn't manage to convert any of their chances, that would really put the cat amongst the proverbial Scolari

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    Quote Originally Posted by nikaso View Post
    I do like an underdog and to see the much hyped Brazil kept to 0-0 by a very good Mexico was brilliant. I feel bad Mexico didn't manage to convert any of their chances, that would really put the cat amongst the proverbial Scolari
    Read that last part in the voice of Stewie xD

    Old, evil stewie. Not new, camp, wouldn't hurt a fly Stewie
    Last edited by Tesla; 18th June 2014 at 09:05 AM.

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    Sadly one of the big World Cup fears have been realised.
    BBC News - 'Fatalities' after blast at Nigeria World Cup TV venue

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    It's not happened in Brazil, it's happened in Nigeria. It's not really the fault of the world cup.... Of course it's still tragic.

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    I know where Nigeria is! Still related though, that part of the world is unstable and it was inevitable that people would gather to watch a game and some militant savage would take advantage of it. This is the same group that attacked schools and kidnapped the children before selling them into slavery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAM View Post
    I know where Nigeria is! Still related though, that part of the world is unstable and it was inevitable that people would gather to watch a game and some militant savage would take advantage of it. This is the same group that attacked schools and kidnapped the children before selling them into slavery.
    I'm aware of who the group are.... Had those people gathered to watch Nigeria play a friendly the same thing would have happened. As you said this place is unstable and it was inevitable that something like this would happen (whether the world cup was on or not) I think the fears of the world cup were protests, riots, gang crime and such in Brazil.

    As I said it's tragic but I wouldn't say that it happened due to the world cup

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    I heard the commentator say during the Brazil game that there was 20 murders reported from Friday to Sunday in the city the game was being played. Think i'll stick to being an armchair fan...

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    Quote Originally Posted by APMerry View Post
    I heard the commentator say during the Brazil game that there was 20 murders reported from Friday to Sunday in the city the game was being played. Think i'll stick to being an armchair fan...
    Yeah, I think that's pretty normal in Brazil, don't fancy it too much myself either. I think the pub is a much better idea

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