World Cup Open Thread

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Here is an Open Thread for all things World Cup. My only request is that we keep game discussion to games through yesterday, so if anyone is recording games today, they don't get spoiled in the thread.

Everything World Cup related is on-topic, including the protests and the fuckery that is being protested and how FIFA is terrible. Please just keep criticisms tightly directed at power-makers, without shaming fans. Let us remember that many of the people who are displaced by the World Cup are also among its biggest fans.

For whom are you rooting, if anyone? Are there any individual players you love so much? Anyone you're missing? (BECKS!) Any games in particular to which you're looking forward?

Macca is the worst announcer of all the announcers who ever announced: Y/N?

Predictions? Will Wayne Rooney show up this year?


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