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2006 World Cup Draw

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by RocketFan007, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. RocketFan007

    RocketFan007 Member

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    It will be held Friday and shown live on ESPN2.

    The number 1 seeds were annouced today: Brazil, Germany, England, Argentina, Mexico, Italy, France and Spain. The US were screwed, how the hell does Mexico get a #1 seed and we don't? I don't really believe either team deserves one, but it's BS that they got one over us, considering that we've dominated them over the last 5 years (right Swoly? ;) ) and won the CONCACAF qualifying. Oh well, here's hoping we can get a decent draw, a decent draw and knock the Mexicans out again this year. Too bad that we won't be able to face an Asian team in group play.

    http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=351289&cc=5901
     
  2. MadMax

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    Huh?????

    I do not understand how Mexico ends up with a #1 seed. Sorry, Swoly. The Mexican/Irish alliance is still in full-force. But that's absurd. No way does Mexico deserve a better seeding than the US does.
     
  3. DrLudicrous

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    Yeah, that's BS that Mexico is seeded but the US isn't.

    How do you know we won't be in a group with an Asian team? I thought the only rule was that we wouldn't be in a group with another CONCACAFteam.
     
  4. RocketFan007

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    We're in Pot 4 with Iran, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago.
     
  5. DrLudicrous

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    I guess if I would have actually read the article I would have known that.
     
  6. Rivaldo2181

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    RocketFan007, thanks for the update on the WC draw.

    Man I can't wait til summer '06!!!
     
  7. Svpernaut

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    Call me crazy, but I think that is a pretty great pot... no Latin or European threats to worry about for a while. It is BS that Mexico got a #1 seed but I'm not really worried seeing our pot.
     
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  8. DrLudicrous

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    Those are the teams that we won't be playing. They'll pick a team from Pot 1 (the seeds), Pot 2, Pot 3, and Pot 4 to form the groups on Friday, then we'll know who we will play.
     
  9. Svpernaut

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    Ouch, I missunderstood.
     
  10. rrj_gamz

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    I saw this and can't wait...2006 baby...
     
  11. Uprising

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    That's total horse ****! :eek:

    oh well. I can live with it. Everyone hates America, so next summer is going to be so awesome like '02 was.
     
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    I want us to play Mexico and England in the WC because we match up well with them and I love beating those two. I hope we avoid Germany and Italy.
     
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    I wouldn't mind playing Italy. They're notorious chokers when it comes to the World Cup. They play an ugly defensive game, get caught up in selfishness problems, and don't have much heart. I'd love to beat 'em and listen to 'em whine and cry after the match. Italy is probably the biggest bunch of babies on the international scene. The Romans would be disgusted...
     
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    MEXICO GOT THE #1 SEED CAUSE THEY ARE A BETTER TEAM. US PLAYS WELL AGAINST MEXICO, BUT MEXICO PLAYS BETTER OVER ALL AGAINST MOST TEAMS. ;)
     
  16. RocketFan007

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    That's why we won the qualifying group, right? Typical Mexican fan...
     
  17. RocketFan007

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    I know why it happened, but considering the results between Mexico and the US over the last 5 years, there's no way they should consistently be ranked above us in the FIFA World Rankings. Just goes to show what a joke the rankings really are.

    Here's hoping we get to knock them out again in 2006.
     
  18. Svpernaut

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    I bet the American team knows where the CAPS LOCK key is :p
     
  19. leroy

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    You Mexico fans can say what you want. The US got screwed. Those rankings are pure crap. We won the confederation. We won the confederation's tournament (Gold Cup). We beat Mexico in the last WC. There is no logical excuse for the US to be rated lower than Mexico.
     
  20. david_rocket

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    yes, that right.
    And BTW how Spain get the #1 seed if they almost get disqualified from the WC.

    And I hear on the radio here in Mexico that mexico get the #1 seed because of his WC history.
     

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