Culture: Soccer World Cup Bracketology
Since the whole world is about to go World Cup manic, this blog must at least try to comment!
If you have a pool going and have brackets to fill out today, here is some "expert" opinion for you to consider. The usual disclaimers apply: for entertainment purposes only, past performance is not an indicator of future results ...
Round of 16
A1 - Germany - got to believe the home team will do well!
B2 - Paraguay - somewhere in South America right? South Americans are good at soccer.
C1 - Argentina - they are a traditional powerhouse
D2 - Angola - I visited Botswana which is a neighbor!
E1 - Czech - an ESPN analyst really likes them
F2 - Australia - got to root for the team from the land of kangaroos and koalas
G1 - Korea - my upset special!
H2 - Ukraine - nice looking color scheme on the flag
B1 - England - fanatic fans = good team
A2 - Costa Rica - want to visit there someday
D1 - Mexico - that many fans must know something
C2 - Serbia/Montenegro - two countries coming together as one, how sweet!
F1 - Brazil - I suppose the only stone cold lead pipe lock of the tournament?
E2 - USA - A Homer pick, doh!
H1 - Spain - bullfighting? soccer? same skill set, no?
G2 - Switzerland - I heard one of the French players got hurt so Swiss sneak in
Germany vs. Argentina
Czech vs. Korea
England vs. Mexico
Brazil vs. Spain
Germany vs. Czech
Mexico vs. Brazil
Czech vs. Brazil
2006 World Cup Champs: 3-2, Czech pull off the greatest upset in Cup history with an overtime win!!