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:http://yanktalkingguy.blogspot.com/2010/07/rational-hand-ball.htmlabout 3 hours ago via web
  10. http://gu.com/p/2t5nk/twabout 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: http://bit.ly/d4nqL3 via @addthisWednesday, June 30, 2010 12:51:08 via web
  32. http://gu.com/p/2t3fg/tw 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 http://bit.ly/9KYTPb 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 bbc.co.uk, 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 herehttp://bit.ly/1GOALTuesday, 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: http://bit.ly/bENslf 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. http://gu.com/p/2t2c5/tw Couldn’t make it up #worldcup #eng Tuesday, June 29, 2010 08:19:25 via web
  50. http://gu.com/p/x84n5/tw 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. http://gu.com/p/2hqmg/twThursday, 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 http://bit.ly/9GGDUq9:18 AM Jun 23rd via TweetMeme
  58. TimesLIVE I don’t recognise this England team, says jeered Capello. http://bit.ly/djIFMq #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 http://youtu.be/sHq3vy_7cJQ #worldcup 12:12 PM Jun 18th via web
  64. RT @marcacom 2010 World MARCA.com http://bit.ly/aw7qrc8:55 AM Jun 18th via TweetMeme
  65. See my World Cup prediction on the BBC World Cup Team Tracker site and make your own http://bit.ly/aQjX0n9:54 AM Jun 11th via web
  66. downing street england flag. nice work4:33 PM Jun 9th via web
  67. http://gu.com/p/2hgvn/tw12:43 PM Jun 7th via web
  68. walcott out of #englandsquad 2:21 PM Jun 1st via web
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