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Tag Archives: FIFA

Date Night: Ian Darke gets saucy in ESPN World Cup ad

‘Do you own books?’

Real-time meltdowns: World Cup edition

Get this, people: I like football. I know, crazy, right? Well, you’ll be surprised to know that many of my friends share this sentiment.

One of these friends, a not-so-happy soul we’ll refer to in this space as Fan, had himself a merry little meltdown during last week’s draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. So incensed was Fan that he unleashed a torrent of emails to me – and assorted brethren – denouncing Sepp Blatter & Co. in the most viciously entertaining fashion. Taste it, Sepp.

Enough with the backstory then. Without any further ado, I present to you the email chain in all of its unabashed splendor. The vitriol is strong with this one.

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USMNT World Cup draw, a JTTF analysis

Let’s be fair, I don’t think there’s a more appropriate first post on this blog than an analysis of the draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Specifically, proper analysis of the draw heaped upon Jürgen Klinsmann and his Yankees.

So, the U.S. men’s national team will face… Deutschland. Portugal. Ghana.

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