Foot Ball-Soccer

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by loosewire, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. loosewire

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    During the games I have changed teams to support members many times.

    Now , how many of you guys fits into the Netherlands ...show your flags.
     
  2. tracecom

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    Are these guys still in it?
     
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  3. alfacliff

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    that game between Brazil and Germany, isnt 7 to 1 a new record? it seems that the old record was 2 to 1. soccer seems to be a low scoring sport.
     
  4. Sparky49

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    Not at all.

    It is only really in the last 10-20 years that scores have gone down - due to better playing.

    In the past there were much higher scores.

    Ultimately, why does the score matter at all? 1 point for 1 goal. Could make it 5 points if you really wanted.

    Besides, the goal area is a lot smaller than it would be in American football. All you have to do is run over a line, across the width of the pitch. Here you have to kick the ball into an area a third of the pitch's width and about 2m high. Much harder. Not to mention the goalie. :)
     
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