Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The World Cup - First Semi-final

All I kept saying was "oh my God" and "you have got to be kidding me." If anyone had suggested that Germany was going to beat Brazil, at home, in the semi-finals of the World Cup, 7-1, with the sole Brazilian goal coming at the 90th minute, I would have laughed in their face.

Portugal beat North Korea 7-0 in 2010. But that was Portugal and North Korea. Brazil doesn't lose 7-1 and especially not at home.

OK, it happens.

The Buffalo Bills lost four Super Bowls in a row. The first one, 20-19 to the Giants,  was the only close one. Then 37-24 to Washington, 52-17 to Dallas and 30-13 again to Dallas. The Denver Broncos have lost 39-20 to the Giants, 42-10 to Washington, 55-10 to San Francisco and 43-8 to Seattle. The Giants lost to the Ravens 34-7 and the Patriots lost to the Bears 46-10.

It happens.

In 1940, the Chicago Bears beat the Washington Redskins 73-0 in the NFL Championship game.

It happens. That's why you have to play the game.

So after one semi-final, I'm 1-0 and 24-5 overall. Eat your heart out drunken chimpanzees, orangutans and pet goats.

Brazil v. Germany
Argentina v. Netherlands

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