2018 World Cup

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  1. GiantDuckFan

    GiantDuckFan be excellent to each other Staff Member

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    how about chariot racing instead? 35 miles south of me is Macdoel Ca. population 133, it's real popular there.

    https://www.heraldandnews.com/chariots-of-fire-winter-races-returnsunday-will-mark-opening-of/article_2b1484c7-200e-5a44-9961-911c02d2d773.html
     
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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  3. mancha

    mancha Alabama morghulis

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    The Daily Show host Trevor Noah is getting heat because he 'joked' that it was Africa who really won the World Cup. It is a stupid joke trying to get a rise out of people I guess. Those players learned the game growing up on the streets surrounding Paris not on the plains of Africa. They could have chosen to play for their parents country of origin but did not. They played for France.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...cused-racism-joking-Africa-won-World-Cup.html
     
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  4. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    They were called the last African team throughout the cup for that reason.
     
  5. mancha

    mancha Alabama morghulis

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    Yes fake news did. The players themselves:

    French players have already responded to reports they are African - insisting they are a French team.

    Benjamin Mendy, who plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League, tweeted the names of the squad with a French flag next to each of them after sport page SPORF indicated where each player's family originated.
     

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