Skip to comments.US defends itself after humiliating Thailand at Women's World Cup
Posted on 06/12/2019 8:14:33 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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Do you understand the rules for world cup tie breakers and standings?
And should the woman who was put in later in the game, who has never scored in a freakin’ world cup game NOT supposed to celebrate.
My guess is your idea of sportsmanship is for little league and pick up games. Not the world cup.
Does the winner of the World Cup get to play the Dallas Under-15s?
War is not a game;
A game is not war.
You obviously are a product of the modern (so called) age where the two have become the same thing, which they are not. Those twats have no excuse for their poor behavior and rotten sportsmanship.
Lesbians seem to get particular pleasure from humiliating people. Men, of course, but even more so other women.
I usually have a grudging respect for your positions, but in this case I have to disagree. The tie breaking system in World cup standings is score differential. So, all things being equal, your winning margin will determine your seeding in the tournament.
In other words, the entire system rewards running up the score.
This has nothing to do with sex parts.
"Right.....Passes it to Center......Passes it back.......Holds it!.......To Center!!! Holds it! Holds it!"
I played soccer for many years as a kid, 3rd grade...til I was 25 yrs old.
THere is nothing more painfully boring to watch than soccer...
Are we really sure those Thailand players are women?
My daughter played for a very good lacrosse team in high school. After they got up by 5 goals, they would go into “Code Blue.”
During a code blue, they would have to pass at least 10 times before taking a shot. Then if they did not score it would go up another count before they could take a second shot. And they would start counting—not to humiliate the other team—but to keep track.
It would get rather boring, and they usually won by eight to ten goals.
The Goal Scoring was not the issue - rules dictate scoring as many as they can to win 1st tie breaker - the issue is the over the top celebration on goal 9, 10, 11, etc...
That's not what the article says above. They listed the 3 substitutions she made, all of them with the intention of running up the score more. No injury reserve sub set-asides that I can see.
And I have to ask the other FR apologists for the US Social Justice Warriorettes Team: Are the ecstatic celebrations after the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th goals also vitally important in determining the "Bracketing"? Does FIFA record the decibels & duration of each rub-it-in-the-Thai's-face, twist-the-knife celebration, to use for Thai-breakers?
Organized where? In the US we also teach sportsmanship to our youth. This includes not going crazy with a runaway game and rubbing it into the face of the loser. If the American team had handled it correctly, and they seem to think the differential of this one game is going to be required for the team that went undefeated in 2018, they should have got their goals, quickly shook hands, and moved on if it was needed. If they were just padding for the differential, then it is business not the grand parade they seemed to think was in line. Is seems to me that every team that is going to play Thailand is going to win big with the lack of talent they have.
Factually, I applaud Thailand for one major reason that was almost mentioned late in the game by the announcers: the Americans were putting second string players in to replace the main body of team to get them playing time. But another reason they did it was to protect the starting players from injury accomplished by an embarrassed and “shown up” Thailand team. If they get red carded, so what, the game is over already. You can run up a score, but don’t disrespect you opponent. Get your goals, but don’t rub their face in it. It can get you hurt.
And there lies the real problem. Yes, I fully understand the need to score goals given the rules in the event of a tie in the bracket, but good sportsmanship demands humility in this particular situation.
You miss the next game if you get a red card.
What an odious, unlikable team. They come off as a bunch of a$$holes.
This gang, of unpatriotic, Trump-hating, anthem-kneeling jerks being pushed by the mainstream media do not deserve our support.
I understand that. If you scored a goal in the your first World Cup game, wouldnt you be excited? As long as they werent taunting, I get it it.
The only way I’d watch women’s kick ball if it was topless.
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