The dust has been settled, the alcohol from Sunday has finally worn off and the teams have gone home. It's time for some concluding thoughts about this World Cup.
Where do you rank this World Cup?
Balls: I've said it before, but I honestly think it's the Best World Cup EVAR! I've
The World Cup third place match is also known as the Losers’ Final. It’s a charmless assessment, but the consensus around the game seems to be “Why even play it”. Sure, the stakes are placing 3rd or 4th, but bitching about playing (or watching) the game has to be First
Inside an empty DFO boardroom, the door flies open
In walks Downton Abbey actor, Jim Carter, wearing his traditional Carson outfit
Carter: All rise for the current fantasy DFO World Cup of Lesser footy leader. . . as of July 5th, 2018, Master, Wakezilla.
In walks the King amongst men, Wakezilla. Wakezilla
This World Cup has delivered: dynamite games (62% decided by one goal), no team looks unbeatable, two untraditional juggernauts (Belgium and Croatia), penalties penalties penalties… It should get even better in the knockouts, and what a start: a Messi – Cristiano doubleheader. You could argue about their greatness compared to
Another four games on the slate today with things to play for! By Saturday we will be down to 16 and the fun will begin. The daily blogs have been great, huzzah to all of you who participate. Fuck Pepe forever.
Group F 9 am DFO time games
Sweden v Mexico at
Good morning! Thank you for coming. I hope you had your cup of Joe and are ready for some intense lesser footy action. Group C and D will finish their group play today.
As I was on my way home from work yesterday, I began reflecting on which World Cups I
The World Cup pivots today to only two start times. There are four games, but matches from the same group are played at the same time. The heart sinks when we remember Saturday Day 3 [wistful sigh], when the four matches were played one after the other. Truly an orgy
Here is some half-arsed analysis from a half-arsed Hippo who is no longer watching Torneo Del Diablo. My cohorts will do better. Me did find nice picture FOAR teh peoples.
Group G - Belgium (-300) v. Tunisia (+850; draw +400) (8:00 EST, Fox)
Tunisia are liquid shit, but they still almost got
Dodging work on Monday is especially difícil. FFS, I actually have a conference call scheduled for this afternoon. I for reals have to talk to other carbon-based life forms on the fucking phone, during the World Cup. SIGH. First World problemos. Anyway, above is Tunisian Kenza Fourati, because reasons ok!
Group F -
Feliz Dia del Padre everyone!
Unlike in North America where Father’s Day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of June, most Latin American countries celebrate Father’s Day on June 17th. Yes, no matter what day it is, as long as it is the 17th of June, it’s Father’s Day.
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The 2018 World Cup starts today in full, WITH THREE GAMES WOOOO! Four years is too long a wait, dammit. So we gotta squeeze this tournament to the last drop.
The World Cup is the top event of the world’s top sport. “Big deal” fails to define it, in earnest or
Hi there, this is the last hurrah before the tourney actually begins! Today we profile Senegal. I've always been interested in traveling to Senegal as it is one of the most stable countries in West Africa but we are grading on a curve here. There is still tension in the