The Tworld Cup

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The World Cup so far, as tweeted by me. Not all of it is as wise as I imagined at the time, but I feel pretty proud of some of the comments, especially number 17.

  1. #worldcup #esp i have a strong dislike for pedro, based only on looking a lot like busquets (i’ll be polite and describe him as cynical)about 1 hour ago via web
  2. @Sportzfreak alas yesabout 1 hour ago via web in reply to Sportzfreak
  3. #worldcup could be a long night if this goes to penalties…about 1 hour ago via web
  4. #worldcup alcaraz should be off, villar should be off, spain should be 1-0 up or have had a second penabout 1 hour ago via web
  5. #esp #par 2 missed pens?!about 1 hour ago via web
  6. finally, at the #worldcup , a referee gets tough on holding in the boxabout 1 hour ago via web
  7. @Marcotti if cardozo goes for the ball but doesn’t get anywhere near it, is he really interfering with play?about 2 hours ago via web in reply to Marcotti
  8. @victoryinmelb i’m with you there- klose is a predator who has made the most of the talent he has, but its a better world with ronaldo aheadabout 2 hours ago via web in reply to victoryinmelb
  9. The Rational Hand Ball: 3 hours ago via web
  10. 3 hours ago via web
  11. #worldcup the future’s bright, the future’s orange. i’m officially backing #ned fro the trophyabout 3 hours ago via TweetDeck
  12. #worldcup seems there are still some decent european teams after all, likely to be 3 in the semis after the #esp #par matchabout 3 hours ago via TweetDeck
  13. the nature of international #football today- leo messi has scored more goals for #arg in venezuela than in argentinaabout 3 hours ago via web
  14. OptaJoe 4 – Miroslav Klose has scored more goals in the 2010#WorldCup than he did in the Bundesliga in 2009-10 (3). Update.about 5 hours ago via EchofonRetweeted by you and 100+ others
  15. will klose go on to take ronaldo’s record? i might give up watching football if the equation klose>ronaldo becomes trueabout 5 hours ago via web
  16. i don’t want to say “i told you so”, but…about 5 hours ago via web
  17. look out for #ger on the break for the next 20 minsabout 6 hours ago via web
  18. #worldcup 3 more for klose…about 6 hours ago via web
  19. #worldcup higuain has been having lessons from the #eng squad on how to control the ball maybeabout 6 hours ago via TweetDeck
  20. #arg BBC commentator, on Maradona “he’s just a fan in a suit”; co-commentator’s response “either that or a sopranos extra”#worldcup about 6 hours ago via web
  21. #worldcup #arg getting stronger and stronger…about 6 hours ago via web
  22. @rcammisola well, it seems like mourinho hasn’t at least, he’ll surviveabout 6 hours ago via web in reply to rcammisola
  23. @fredhatman couldn’t agree more, it wasn’t funny when he first came on people’s radars in Japan/Korea, still isn’tabout 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to fredhatman
  24. @rcammisola di maria has been pretty disappointing in #worldcup so far, today more of the sameabout 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rcammisola
  25. #worldcup still hopeful for my 3-2 prediction (#arg to win)about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck
  26. #sports #nightmare can’t decide which is worse- watching #ger win again in #worldcup , or #eng lose again at lordsabout 7 hours ago via TweetDeck
  27. #worldcup #ger #arg almost unlucky number 13 for klose… argentina strugglingabout 7 hours ago via TweetDeck
  28. @aileenmarkowsky 2 of them are “polish” as you call it, not that manyabout 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to aileenmarkowsky
  29. #worldcup #ger goal- another goalkeeping misjudgement? i always thought wisdom said ‘either come and catch the ball or stay on your line’about 7 hours ago via web
  30. @Marcotti change rules to red card + goal? yellow + goal? its not really an ‘opportuntiy’- how can they justify the potential miss from pen?about 7 hours ago via web in reply to Marcotti
  31. TheGame – Times Online – WBLG: An open letter to Sir Dave Richards, re: the England job: via @addthisWednesday, June 30, 2010 12:51:08 via web
  32. The Sun- always good for a laugh. Newspaper of the idiots, by the idiots, for the idiotsWednesday, June 30, 2010 09:26:01 via web
  33. #worldcup #esp spanish player in play-acting shock! old news really, as anyone who’s ever seen, for example, sergio busquets in actionTuesday, June 29, 2010 21:30:33 via web
  34. bore-tugal out , no more than they deserved. offered nothing going forward all tournament except when demolishing #prk #worldcupTuesday, June 29, 2010 21:25:32 via TweetDeck
  35. RT @TelegraphNews Let’s not forget you could replace ‘airport body scanners’ with almost anything elseTuesday, June 29, 2010 21:23:49 via TweetMeme
  36. #por down to 10 men, 9 if you take into account ronaldo’s contributionTuesday, June 29, 2010 21:21:01 via TweetDeck
  37. #worldcup #por does queiroz, or maybe more importantly ronaldo, have any tricks up his sleeve now they’re behind?Tuesday, June 29, 2010 20:59:52 via TweetDeck
  38. #worldcup #esp another one for villa. has anyone ever ‘held’ the golden boot in both the world cup and the euros at the same time?Tuesday, June 29, 2010 20:55:00 via TweetDeck
  39. #worldcup #esp am i the only one who thought Puyol’s first name was Carlos until about 3 weeks ago?Tuesday, June 29, 2010 20:48:05 via TweetDeck
  40. #worldcup nothing for #bra or #arg to worry about in the other teams, except #ger Tuesday, June 29, 2010 20:45:03 via web
  41. #worldcup according to, 5Live currently has “commentary on the winners of” #Spain#Portgual, could at least tell us who it’ll beTuesday, June 29, 2010 19:54:01 via web
  42. join1goal Watching the #worldcup ? Join @shakira in scoring the biggest goal: Education for All! RT and join here, June 29, 2010 10:46:08 via webRetweeted by you and 49 others
  43. I think the @FIFACom tweet should have said “…first at this World Cup to go until the end of time”. Certainly feels like itTuesday, June 29, 2010 17:31:12 via web
  44. Please read this at the FA, someone!!! Fewer chances for younger talent in a culture of fear: from @the_irish_timesTuesday, June 29, 2010 17:29:09 via web
  45. Can #fifa get anything right? RT @FIFACom The match between Japan and Paraguay is the first at this World Cup to go to extra time.Tuesday, June 29, 2010 17:23:51 via web
  46. @seaningle hope you’re right about spain tonight. #por vs #jpn or #par would most likely be a repeat of this matchTuesday, June 29, 2010 17:15:28 via web in reply to seaningle
  47. #worldcup actually, that’s not even limited to just this tournament, but ever…Tuesday, June 29, 2010 17:06:50 via web
  48. #par #jap even after #eng – #alg and #bra – #por , this is the first #worldcup match i’ve switched off before the endTuesday, June 29, 2010 17:05:58 via web
  49. Couldn’t make it up #worldcup #eng Tuesday, June 29, 2010 08:19:25 via web
  50. five years old, getting more and more true with every passing minuteMonday, June 28, 2010 11:54:47 via web
  51. #eng time to get back to producing good players, maybe? who’s knocking on the door to play in the next #worldcup …?Monday, June 28, 2010 08:09:25 via web
  52. owen_g So there’s now apparently been 4 times as many arrests on a #Wimbledon outside court than among #ENG fans at entire #WorldCup . Crazy times.Friday, June 25, 2010 23:07:08 via Twitter for BlackBerry®Retweeted by you and 100+ others
  53. #por #bra no friendly match here- 1st half trying to kill each other violently, 2nd half trying to bore each other to deathFriday, June 25, 2010 17:07:35 via web
  54. #worldcup scientists confirm #por #bra least interesting match everFriday, June 25, 2010 17:06:24 via web
  55., June 24, 2010 09:51:44 via web
  56. strangely addicted to the awful #eng #worldcup song by dizzee rascal now9:46 AM Jun 23rd via web
  57. RT @TelegraphPics World Cup 2010 signs: posters and banners held by fans – Telegraph AM Jun 23rd via TweetMeme
  58. TimesLIVE I don’t recognise this England team, says jeered Capello. #wc2010 #worldcup 11:06 AM Jun 19th via TweetDeckRetweeted by you and 1 other
  59. #england #worldcup where is the team that swept all before them in qualifying?11:07 AM Jun 19th via web
  60. #worldcup my hoped for team: james, johnson, terry, upson, cole, lennon, barry, gerrard, cole, crouch, defoe10:47 AM Jun 19th via web
  61. #worldcup england really dragging the atmosphere down, eng-usa and eng-alg 2 of the worst matches so far10:43 AM Jun 19th via web
  62. edit last post- PRAY for england, pray for capello to make the tough calls- rooney, lampard, lennon, heskey all with big question marks10:41 AM Jun 19th via web
  63. Shout for England #worldcup 12:12 PM Jun 18th via web
  64. RT @marcacom 2010 World AM Jun 18th via TweetMeme
  65. See my World Cup prediction on the BBC World Cup Team Tracker site and make your own AM Jun 11th via web
  66. downing street england flag. nice work4:33 PM Jun 9th via web
  67. PM Jun 7th via web
  68. walcott out of #englandsquad 2:21 PM Jun 1st via web

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