Are Paraguay's striped socks modelled after the Cat in the Hat's hat?
I'm still feeling pretty punk from dental surgery,
but yesterday I watched the Germany v. Australia World Cup game (4–0) on an outdoor jumbo TV, surrounded by German fans (as in, from Germany, speaking German--otherwise they seemed exactly like your average white Minnesotans);
and today I met up with some friends at Global Market to watch Italy v. Paraguay (1-1). Most of the people watching were Latin Americans, and the TV was set to the Spanish station.
Language is entirely unimportant in soccer, as far as I'm concerned.
You don't need any words to understand people flying through the air, horizontally.
Geography in motion...
I'd like to see all the games in which the teams are from a country I've done a kids' book about*--especially if they BOTH are, like tomorrow's New Zealand v. Slovakia.
Alas, we're 7 hours behind South Africa, so the game's at 6:30 a.m. I don't have a TV, and I don't think I'll drag myself to a bar to watch, even though some are open, specially.