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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #450 on: June 12, 2012, 12:02:52 PM »
Yuh notice they put up Lalas Resume, like that suppose to convince yuh on the shyte he talking. Why did they not put up Ballack Resume? They would have had to cut away from studio and run a highlight reel.

They need to put up Ballack resume every time they show him on-screen?


I did not see it in that clip...............why did they put Lalas resume up? They don't have to, but if they are catering for US audience, then it may make greater sense to keep Ballacks resume at the forefront, showing him as not just another foreigner who can't speak english and plays soccer.  ???

They showed Ballack's resumé in the first clip I posted.

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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #451 on: June 12, 2012, 12:05:03 PM »
 :rotfl: He was ready to play, no photo nonsense for him.  The skipping makes it funnier.

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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #452 on: June 12, 2012, 12:10:39 PM »
:rotfl: He was ready to play, no photo nonsense for him.  The skipping makes it funnier.

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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #453 on: June 12, 2012, 12:25:42 PM »
They play like they had 10 labourers on pitch in trute
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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #454 on: June 12, 2012, 12:26:26 PM »
See the staff member in red trying to call him back? lol

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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #455 on: June 12, 2012, 12:35:14 PM »
:rotfl: He was ready to play, no photo nonsense for him.  The skipping makes it funnier.

ent.....I cyar stop chuckling at dat shit

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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #456 on: June 12, 2012, 12:39:09 PM »
Right the firecrackers going to start now
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #457 on: June 12, 2012, 01:22:41 PM »
Them fellas doing some serious running in this game.
Plenty hustle with little to show for it so far though.
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #458 on: June 12, 2012, 02:00:55 PM »
Goal boy, laser 1-1
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #459 on: June 12, 2012, 02:01:35 PM »
dis game is extra pace and spice boy!
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #460 on: June 12, 2012, 02:09:48 PM »
Yuh notice they put up Lalas Resume, like that suppose to convince yuh on the shyte he talking. Why did they not put up Ballack Resume? They would have had to cut away from studio and run a highlight reel.

They need to put up Ballack resume every time they show him on-screen?


I did not see it in that clip...............why did they put Lalas resume up? They don't have to, but if they are catering for US audience, then it may make greater sense to keep Ballacks resume at the forefront, showing him as not just another foreigner who can't speak english and plays soccer.  ???

They showed Ballack's resumé in the first clip I posted.

That's why I said I did not see it, and was curious if what Bakes said is actually what they were doing. Hey can't put anything past these guys, Lalas is on giving everyone their opinion.
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #461 on: June 12, 2012, 02:10:49 PM »
Ah rel like how Poland eh backing down, is ah rel battle on the field.  :duel:
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #462 on: June 12, 2012, 02:15:13 PM »
Russia is the superior team. Poland: not much of a transition game, but they have had bona fide opportunities to frustrate Russian ambitions. Ah like Obraniak. @ 1-1 the Poles have heightened the interest/suspense in this game.
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #463 on: June 12, 2012, 02:28:02 PM »
Poland playing with pride and bad mind. They and ruskies don't mix.
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #464 on: June 12, 2012, 03:20:07 PM »
Ah rel like how Poland eh backing down, is ah rel battle on the field.  :duel:

  Czech Republic in trouble.....they eh sure to advance.


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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #465 on: June 12, 2012, 03:23:57 PM »
All these ESPN former american soccer players does remind me of  bill O'riley on fox news network.

harks, wonalda , bill lee, julie foudy, and now this waste of ah fack, lal-ass! all ah dem real bulley-ish, super opinionated and dismissive! in other words, crude and rude!

Thirdly, they have to have a personality that is palatable to an american audience, i.e. wild and excitable...

But is just that ESPN catering to an audience. Just thank yuh lucky stars them men ent commentating the whole actual games.


....and no sooner yuh say dat, look who dey bring een today, none other than the ultra wild and excitable max bretos.  Lawd have mercy!!


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« Reply #466 on: June 12, 2012, 03:27:24 PM »
 :rotfl: :rotfl:


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Re: England player missing (10 in photo)
« Reply #467 on: June 12, 2012, 03:35:09 PM »
lmao...and he skips off merrily.
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #468 on: June 12, 2012, 03:56:27 PM »
Ah rel like how Poland eh backing down, is ah rel battle on the field.  :duel:

  Czech Republic in trouble.....they eh sure to advance.

Czechs real weak dis rongs - if they get through they do real good... Especially as yuh see they lose Rosicky half way through this last game, and they kinda fall apart after that... Wouldn't be surprised if Poland deal with them good and proper. 
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #469 on: June 12, 2012, 03:59:05 PM »
kasey keller says alot, and at the end of it still says nothing...

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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #470 on: June 12, 2012, 04:17:41 PM »
They need to put up Ballack resume every time they show him on-screen?

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Aside from that, saying that ESPN looking for "wild and exciteable" analysts is as nonsensical as calling Barkley and Kenny Smith "wild and exciteable".  Barkley is in the TNT studio because he's funny and to an extent unpredictable.  He's a great quote machine and has always been throughout his career.  He's no different from Ray Hudson in that regard so to draw up some dichotomy of approach between supposedly "American tastes" and "our" footballing tastes on that point is simply dishonest.

ESPN appears to go after former US players who are "accomplished" and who have personality.  In that regard Lalas fits the bill in his own limited way, perhaps moreso than any other US player current or retired.  The problem with the ESPN approach is that they seem to be treating him (or allowing him to see himself) as some kinda expert, which he isn't.  His resume pales in comparison to most of the other guests they employ (except he lacks the humility to recognize this... or otherwise thinks it insignificant), yet he opines in such a manner as to suggest that he is their equal or better.

All that said, I didn't think the exchange was as significant as men was making it out to be.

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All this talk, and the respective scorelines aside... we are seeing some real quality football at this tournament.  Selassie was good in the first game for the Czech Republic... but he was brilliant tonight.  Same for Jiracek or whatever the first goal scorer name is.  For Greece, Samaras leave everything on the pitch tonight.

Lalas persona as a player was very light-hearted... almost hippyish even his appearance, with his long hair, beard, guitar playing and singing etc..

Ever since he crossed over to a front office position in the MLS, and now in front the camera in a serious capacity, I find his vibe to be difficult to stomach.  He's not a pleasant on-screen personality at all.  There are ways to disagree with your co-host and still be cool...The guy coming off as someone who takes himself too seriously...which is a complete 180 to his image as a player to my recollection. 

But I agree with you - not significant. I found it abit awkward though - they brought more attention to themselves than I imagine was intended by the producers of the post-game show... Anyways.....
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #471 on: June 12, 2012, 04:49:31 PM »
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #472 on: June 12, 2012, 04:54:24 PM »
Just the fact that there is a youtube clip of the interchange should tell you that we are not the only ones to find it a bit more than insignificant.
         

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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #473 on: June 12, 2012, 05:03:00 PM »
Max Bretos, Twellman and the other Spanish dude handle it nice today. No awkward moments and tension
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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #474 on: June 12, 2012, 05:49:50 PM »
dis game is extra pace and spice boy!

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« Reply #475 on: June 12, 2012, 06:13:36 PM »
Just the fact that there is a youtube clip of the interchange should tell you that we are not the only ones to find it a bit more than insignificant.

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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #476 on: June 12, 2012, 11:13:13 PM »
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« Reply #477 on: June 12, 2012, 11:23:47 PM »
Just the fact that there is a youtube clip of the interchange should tell you that we are not the only ones to find it a bit more than insignificant.

Doh mind the naysayers.

Both ah allyuh need to learn to read.

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« Reply #478 on: June 13, 2012, 05:03:22 AM »
Just the fact that there is a youtube clip of the interchange should tell you that we are not the only ones to find it a bit more than insignificant.

Doh mind the naysayers.

Both ah allyuh need to learn to read.

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Re: UEFA Euro 2012 Thread.
« Reply #479 on: June 13, 2012, 05:10:26 AM »
Well, here goes.....*sigh*  ah hoping against all hope.....DHW, where you??

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