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Sunny82z Sun 04-Dec-22 23:48:29

Has anybody been watching the football?

MayBee70 Mon 12-Dec-22 17:23:07

Only 8 countries have ever won the world cup ( I would imagine it’s been dominated by South American teams). So I can’t imagine what the odds are against a team winning it. To get to the quarter finals is a great achievement.

Fleurpepper Mon 12-Dec-22 17:26:19

much more so for countries like Croatia and Morocco! Take my hat to them.

Callistemon21 Mon 12-Dec-22 17:32:39

Croatia reached the final in 2018 and lost to France

Shall we see another Croatia -v- France final?

Fleurpepper Mon 12-Dec-22 17:39:26

Maybe, I shall be behind Morroco all the way. A concern however, as riots took place in Belgium when Morocco beat them- and there is so much anti North African racism in France.

Callistemon21 Mon 12-Dec-22 18:17:27

I shall be 🤞 for Croatia!

Callistemon21 Tue 13-Dec-22 19:59:05

Well ...
This is not going as well as hoped.

I was going to open a bottle of wine tonight but realised it was Argentinian Malbec so put it back on the rack.
It's making no difference. 😕

Joseanne Sun 18-Dec-22 16:51:46

This isn't good for the blood pressure. A rubbish start ftom les Bleus, now unbelievably 2 - 2.

Norah Sun 18-Dec-22 16:53:59

Joseanne

This isn't good for the blood pressure. A rubbish start ftom les Bleus, now unbelievably 2 - 2.

Quite a game. Eight minutes to go at 2 - 2.

Callistemon21 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:01:57

At least Croatia won the play-offs 🙂

Joseanne Sun 18-Dec-22 17:04:56

Crazy! Thrilling this 2nd half.
Time to get a G & T.

lixy Sun 18-Dec-22 17:09:53

Goodness, holding my breath! I'm in Brighton for now so shouting for Argentina because of Macallister (who plays for the Seagulls here)
Please don't let it go to penalties.

MayBee70 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:19:47

I want England to have gone out to the World Champions so I’m behind France.

Blossoming Sun 18-Dec-22 17:31:52

It’s an exciting match today right enough!

LauraNorderr Sun 18-Dec-22 17:32:03

This is so exciting. Don’t care who wins. What a game ⚽️

Callistemon21 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:33:16

I don't care who wins either.

A penalty shoot-out would be exciting though 😀

Joseanne Sun 18-Dec-22 17:37:12

Ouiiiii

LauraNorderr Sun 18-Dec-22 17:37:30

Geez

volver Sun 18-Dec-22 17:39:04

Can you believe it? 😮

Sarah74 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:39:36

Woo! Exciting!!

LauraNorderr Sun 18-Dec-22 17:43:44

A lot riding on this now, agreement with Orlin. If France win I cook for the week, a win for Argentina and he cooks.
Come on Argentina…
I’m a lousy cook

Callistemon21 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:44:37

LauraNorderr

A lot riding on this now, agreement with Orlin. If France win I cook for the week, a win for Argentina and he cooks.
Come on Argentina…
I’m a lousy cook

That includes Christmas Day cooking!

Kalu Sun 18-Dec-22 17:47:00

Allez les Bleus. 🇫🇷 🇫🇷

LauraNorderr Sun 18-Dec-22 17:47:20

Daughter-in-law cooking that one Calli, phew

MayBee70 Sun 18-Dec-22 17:48:14

Win or lose, England lost to what has turned out to be a truly remarkable team.

Joseanne Sun 18-Dec-22 17:48:43

I've moved onto this now, and I don't even like it!