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Ok-Cranberry-2466

It's also important to mention that even though France is mostly made up of African immigrants which represent Europe, Argentina is representing the Americas and not against France but all of Europe. There is a strong anti American sentiment shared by all of Europe and for obvious reasons. all I'm saying is that any non European nation will always be an underdog and pitted against. I don't include African, Asian, or Middle Eastern Nations either and I especially don't include Russia. They are also underdogs in this battle against NATO and yes I know...Canada is a member as well as the U.S. but fuck them both.


AugustZion

Oh yes, I am excited! The best two countries (in this tournament) are in the finals because they've bested all of their opponents. Period. One country will raise that coveted trophy on Sunday.


jfefepw

the best team from each bracket is playing the final, not the best two team i personally think the netherlands were better than france.


NetSc0pe

😂


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The two best teams in the tournament were England and France. The reason why England are not in the final is because France knocked them out. And France will beat Argentina on Sunday with ease.


jfefepw

england were top 4, but they are no where near argentina.


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The only way to determine that is to have them play each other and see who wins. Next best way to decide is to see if France will beat Argentina by more goals than they beat England. Let's see what happens on Sunday.


jfefepw

lol, by more goals? as if beating them is already decided


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Pretty much.


jfefepw

i am petty enough to save this comment and come back here after the final


[deleted]

As long as you're man enough to come back when I'm right, then that's cool with me.


jfefepw

sure, i am coming back either way.


[deleted]

It's a date then. I'll bring the Kleenex and you bring the lube


YEETBOI99000

England literally tied to USA. And ik Argentina lost to SA but England had no reason to underestimate USA


[deleted]

When England played the US, all they needed to qualify was a draw and they played like it. USA were zero threat to England - the US squad are second tier football. Only Americans think otherwise.


hitwallinfashion-13-

Lol England has never been “the best”.


[deleted]

England would have beaten any other team in the tournament bar France. The winner of that match was always going to be the winner of the tournament.


Wooz1t

England scored 0 open play goals, they performed pretty shit against France. They were far from the second best team in the wc


[deleted]

Who's this "you"?


Wooz1t

Mb, meant England. Idk why I said you


hitwallinfashion-13-

Lol. I’ve heard this argument for every. single. World Cup and eurocup that England has *never* won… So many teams could’ve stomped out England in this tournament.


[deleted]

And yet none of them did, bar the current and future champions


hitwallinfashion-13-

Nah dude. The only people who think England has *ever* had a chance of winning a World Cup are the English… England has *never* been a threat and this World Cup was no exception. They’ve always been a stepping stone. Even Senegal could’ve stomped England if they had Mane. England has always been an overrated joke.


Popotito-Eternal

Potencio mufa


minivatreni

The aging goat 😭💀💀💀


DunAbyssinian

super exciiiited


Electronic_Impact

Let's see what the referee decides this time.


MechpilotTz93

Imagine being this butthurt lmao.


NoThanksJefferson

Argentina is all messi, at least the french have more than one player that can make a difference. If france plays like yesterday tho, Messi’s gonna have a field day


Itried20times

get rekt


Nigromante_777

Argwntina isnt just Messi, Enzo, Julian, De Paul, Otamendi, Romero and McAlister are having an amazing world cup.


Popotito-Eternal

And morocco have... oh yes. Like Argentina, 11 players...


minivatreni

argentina also have Julian Alvarez


Popotito-Eternal

And enzo fernandez, otamendi, romero, dibu, mcallister etc.


minivatreni

otamendi 💀💀


Itried20times

Messi playing out of his mind really hides the rest of the team performances along the world cup, do people really think you can reach a wc final with just one player (even if its messi)? I know world cup brings people that are not daily football fans, but some people really need to watch some more football.


NoThanksJefferson

Man get the f out, argentina consists of a bunch a b-listers save for the arguably best player ever. Dont sugargoat crap. Just watch what happens when messi retires


No_Sandwich_9143

Tell me you dont know about football without telling me


MiopTop

Mbappe getting a 2nd world cup days before he turns 24 would be nuts


[deleted]

I reckon the team that scores the most goals will win …


[deleted]

If tied, then the one with the most corners


No_Bedroom2408

Big if true


YNKWTSF

Disagree. I think England would've beaten Argentina and be in the final against France if that was possible. Argentina only faced one big country and as a dutch person I have to say we weren't even that good this tournament. To be completely honest, I think the overall level or this world cup from the big teams has been very dissapointing. I don't need to explain why Germany and Belgium were. Spain, Brazil and Portugal all dissapointing aswell. The Netherlands only played good against the USA and decent against Argentina. We played bad/meh for the rest and never really impressed. England played well but got unlucky they faced France early on. They deserved much more imo. Argentina isn't as good as I'd expected, but Messi has been brilliant for them. I honestly don't find Argentina as good as I'd expect a finalist would be. Only France has been showing their quality throughout this whole tournament imo from all the big countries. Soooo, now watch Argentina beat them lol.


walace47

You are talking about America champions and the winner of finalliissa 2022. But Argentina is not a good team.


[deleted]

England definitely wouldn’t have beaten Argentina lol


luvmedo64

💪👍👏⚽🏆🇫🇷🇦🇷


kid_the_tuktuk

Whoever (the best team) wins, I just want to see an **awesome attacking Final**. Punkt.


PoppersOfCorn

If two teams reach the finals, they are the best, and the winners are the very best


Kapika96

Don't really need to know that you're on your period, but ok.


all-kinds-of-gainz

I’m not on my period, but my dick will be raw and bloody after the match on Sunday, regardless of the outcome.


AugustZion

Dont feed into it, OP. You're good.


Derp014

Goddamn bro


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justaredditor12393

He said this will be his last World Cup. He’ll be 39 the next one so yes the final will be his last appearance at a World Cup and honestly I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s his last for the national team.


[deleted]

Yeah and it’s a good decision. Just look at how Ronaldo is looking this WC. He shouldn’t have played this year


justaredditor12393

I actually disagree partially they put him in a perfect role off the bench to give the team a different look just were a bit unlucky to get eliminated by the Cinderella team of Morocco. I actually thought Brazil and Portugal were the best two teams left before the quarterfinal matches. As for Messi yes makes perfect sense I would like to see him leave on a high regardless if he wins or not. He may still be good enough at 37 for another Copa but that would do nothing for his legacy and at 39 would be too old for another WC. Best to probably play another year in Europe than go to Inter Miami and make Bank while growing the game there.


[deleted]

I think the bench thing would’ve looked good if Ronaldo reacted differently to it. And if Ronaldo didn’t have so much controversy following him this WC. All this drama is just making him look bad. I imagine he wouldn’t want everyone to remember this as his last WC. I for sure thought Brazil would at least get to the semis but they relaxed too much after Neymar scored. Literally some of them weren’t even running anymore. I even think Brazil underestimated Croatia from the start and didn’t give it its all. The good thing to come out of this is I’m sure during the next WC’s Brazil is going to be insane because there is no way they’re not learning from this. I agree about Messi.


justaredditor12393

Yup I agree about Ronaldo. Regardless of how the game went I could not believe how Brazil defended at the end. Had only three players back to defend when Croatia had the ball. I mean what did they think Croatia was going to do give up? Lol No way you should be giving up a counterattack that late in the match up by a goal. You have to defend yet that’s what happened. If Croatia scored while they’re defending fine disappointing but it’s the right strategy. Instead they had one of the biggest tactical blunders I’ve ever seen imo.


[deleted]

Same 💔 it was heartbreaking. I don’t even know what happed there. I couldn’t believe it. Still feels surreal


justaredditor12393

Ya and I’ll stop commenting if you want lol sorry to bring back those memories. But I’ve told people and posted but been downvoted to oblivion when I said before the quarterfinals that Portugal and Brazil were the two best teams in the tournament and my dream final. They both looked unstoppable in the RD of 16 and looked great in the quarters imo. Brazil should have won by multiple goals over Croatia and Portugal should have easily won over Morocco but were just extremely unlucky. Unfortunately, that’s how the sport works however and hope we have a fun matchup on Sunday.


[deleted]

It’s fine. I thought semis would be Brazil-Argentina and France-Portugal. Morocco was a big surprise but as you say that’s just how it is sometimes. If football was 100% predictable, no one would watch it. Yeah I hope both teams put on their best performance. I’m rooting for Argentina 🇦🇷 and Croatia 🇭🇷