Who’s going to win the World Cup?

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Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby James P on Fri May 11, 2018 11:34 pm

Germany seems to be the common consensus. The strength in depth in their squad is ridiculous. They’re current world champions and have the luxury of coming home to their home continent having won the tournament an ocean away from home. A rare feat.

But it’d be boring if the favourites won it.

Could Ronaldo or Messi drag their sides to the biggest crown and cement themselves as the greatest of all time? Could France find a way to replicate their victory of twenty years ago? Can you ever write off Brazil?

Who for you?
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby DasNutNock on Sat May 12, 2018 5:33 pm

Russia, 16-0 in the final, with Putin scoring a double hat-trick.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby e17 on Sun May 13, 2018 8:20 pm

Just seen this. Merge my thread please

I go with France
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby -DL- on Sun May 13, 2018 9:19 pm

England.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Monkey Mike on Tue May 15, 2018 7:58 am

Hard to look past the Germans again
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Patito on Tue May 15, 2018 12:20 pm

I think Spain could do it.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Briggsy on Tue May 15, 2018 12:26 pm

DasNutNock wrote:Russia, 16-0 in the final, with Putin scoring a double hat-trick.


I thought North Korea had already won the 2018 World Cup? At least that's what I saw on a North Korean news channel on my kodi box!
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby sendô on Tue May 15, 2018 1:41 pm

I fancy the Italians or the Dutch.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby il_martello_di_genovesi on Tue May 15, 2018 1:55 pm

sendô wrote:I fancy the Italians.

Will stay at home and polish the 4 trophies in the cabinet.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby somerset-hammer on Wed May 16, 2018 8:16 am

If the French can get their act together, they have a great chance, they have the most complete squad, unbelievable depth, with quality in every position.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Puff Daddy on Thu May 17, 2018 3:59 pm

somerset-hammer wrote:If the French can get their act together, they have a great chance, they have the most complete squad, unbelievable depth, with quality in every position.


They do, but the one thing they don't have, is the temperament. They always have the capacity to beat themselves
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Clucking Bell on Thu May 17, 2018 4:30 pm

It's always hard to look beyond Germany. The longer the tournament goes on, the better they get and unless their quarter final opponent plays out of their skin and gets a lucky result, they'll probably win.

Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, France and Spain all look good on paper but, as we all know, football's played on grass.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby sendô on Fri May 18, 2018 2:28 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:They do, but the one thing they don't have, is the temperament. They always have the capacity to beat themselves

It normally takes the Italians to stop them...
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby paulthebubble on Sun May 20, 2018 3:39 pm

sendô wrote:I fancy the Italians or the Dutch.


I can't see Italy losing a game.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Rio on Sun May 20, 2018 5:41 pm

Brazil. Beating Germany in the final
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby SpongeBob's Pants on Sun May 20, 2018 8:45 pm

I have a feeling Spain will be the ones to watch out for...
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby hemelite on Mon May 21, 2018 7:37 am

Germany, boring i know but the best team there.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby simon hammer on Mon May 21, 2018 8:47 pm

Uruguay
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby djbubbles on Mon May 21, 2018 10:41 pm

Argentina
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Clacton-ammer on Tue May 22, 2018 8:24 am

Will Belgium finally turn up?

French have a great squad, Spain will turn up this year as well I feel.

In truth, anyone bar Ze Germans.
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