Several painful referee calls have plagued the World Cup tournament this year. Almost every game had referees making questionable calls, overlooking obvious fouls, and failing to award or reject goals because the quick pace of soccer hinders good judgment.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament was billed an African World Cup, and pundits envisioned an all African duel at the final. But is it happening?
In a recent argument, a friend commented that, Team USA has performed poorly in the World Cup tournament, since its maiden appearance in 1930. Remember, I said 1930! That prompted my question: Can Team USA win the 2010 World Cup? My answer is a reverberating NO.
Argentina needs Messi like they needed Maradona in 1986. Only that this time round, Argentina has both Maradona and Messi in the team, the former being the ‘gun,’ and the later the ‘bullet.’ This time, Messi will be one of the most covered athletes at the tournament.