We have just spent a month watching players fall over at the slightest of winds as an opposing player went past them. The 'offended' player then acts as though he has just been poleaxed by Cassius Clay or Mohammed Ali, before getting up and carrying on.
Tonight Zidane downed an Eyetie good style and yet the guy springs back up. WTF is that all about
Italians deserved to win. Crap attempt at a headbutt from Zidane, no points for targetting - and it was nice to see the French manager have a full blown temper tantrum and all the French supporters have a crap night out.
Best team in the comp were (gulp) the Argies. Hurts to say but, from a honest - hand - on - heart footy P.O.V, true methinks.
Glad French didn't win, nothing particular I don't like besides the usual Anglo - Frog hatred. Not particularly bothered about Italy being champs either because they've never retained it nor made the knockout stages in subsequent comps after winning it, apart from 1938 - 1950 and thats only cos Hitler and his mates were acting like nobbers.
What I did like was Ze German fans giving Christiano Ronaldo s*it on Saturday night, probably the first and last time I will ever support Ze Germans. Go on Portugal - hateing - German - footy fans!
How's this for a quote from Italian Sen. Roberto Calderoli, regarding the recent Italian victory:
"A team which fielded Lombards,Campanians,Venetians,and Calabrians won against a team which sacrificed its identity for results by fielding blacks,Muslims,and communists.." (Italian News agency ANS, July 11th 2006)