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  1. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    22 Jun '10 16:53
    Here is the FIFA top 10 in the world coming into the Cup.

    Ranking Team

    1 Brazil
    2 Spain
    3 Portugal
    4 Netherlands
    5 Italy
    6 Germany
    7 Argentina
    8 England
    9 France
    10 Croatia
  2. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    22 Jun '10 16:54 / 1 edit
    france is the first to be eliminated with a 4th place finish in their group.


    guess they were just a little over-rated at #9 ?
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    22 Jun '10 16:56
    Originally posted by Red Night
    france is the first to be eliminated with a 4th place finish in their group.


    guess they were just a little over-rated at #9 ?
    France... would you say they surrendered?

    P-
  4. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    22 Jun '10 16:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Here is the FIFA top 10 in the world coming into the Cup.

    Ranking Team

    1 Brazil
    2 Spain
    3 Portugal
    4 Netherlands
    5 Italy
    6 Germany
    7 Argentina
    8 England
    9 France
    10 Croatia
    Where is the USA? They beat 8th rated England in a tie game.
  5. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    22 Jun '10 16:58
    # 1 Brazil has lived up to its billing and advanced.

    So has #4 Netherlands....maybe a little bit under-rated, but not much
  6. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    22 Jun '10 16:59
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    France... would you say they surrendered?

    P-
    capitulated?
  7. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    22 Jun '10 17:00
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Where is the USA? They beat 8th rated England in a tie game.
    they were 14th coming into the cup
  8. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    22 Jun '10 18:25
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Here is the FIFA top 10 in the world coming into the Cup.

    Ranking Team

    1 Brazil
    2 Spain
    3 Portugal
    4 Netherlands
    5 Italy
    6 Germany
    7 Argentina
    8 England
    9 France
    10 Croatia
    Fifa ratings don't represent the team's quality. They are simple crap and mean nothing.
  9. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    25 Jun '10 16:28 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Here is the FIFA top 10 in the world coming into the Cup.

    Ranking Team

    1 Brazil
    2 Spain
    3 Portugal
    4 Netherlands
    5 Italy
    6 Germany
    7 Argentina
    8 England
    9 France
    10 Croatia
    Another one bites the dust.

    Another of the "Magnificent Seven" fails to make it out of group stage as Italy joins France.

    Do you think #5 in the world might be a bit of a stretch for a team that finished last in the easiest group in the draw?

    European woes continue...2 down, 5 to go

    who's next?
  10. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    25 Jun '10 17:54
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Another one bites the dust.

    Another of the "Magnificent Seven" fails to make it out of group stage as Italy joins France.

    Do you think #5 in the world might be a bit of a stretch for a team that finished last in the easiest group in the draw?

    European woes continue...2 down, 5 to go

    who's next?
    They're still the reigning world champions. Although not for long...
  11. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    26 Jun '10 05:31
    Originally posted by Palynka
    They're still the reigning world champions. Although not for long...
    at least two more of the magnificent 7 will fall in the first round. Not a great showing for Europe in this cup.

    anomaly Palyka or trend?
  12. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    28 Jun '10 03:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Red Night

    who's next?
    no surpise it was England, taking there worst drubbing ever in the cup.

    they were #8 coming in? and germany was # 6?

    sure did not look like the 6th best team playing the 8th

    more like the 1st or 2nd best team playing the 18th or 20th.

    do you think maybe England was over-rated at 8th?