Monday, March 26, 2007

It only cost me an hour and a half...

...Or How much life sucks if you live in Europe/Africa/South America.

I did it. Israel played England on TV on Saturday night, and I watched the whole thing. Kick after kick. Head butt after head butt. I watched it all. Unless you ask my oldest. He says I missed the first minute and a half, but the next 88.5 minutes surely made up for that emasly minute.

This is part of the qualifying series Eurocup or something like that. These teams are looking to represent their country and bring glory to their nation. And it is duller then a Mandy Moore movie.

Goalie has the ball. Goalie kicks the ball halfway down the field. Person uses his head to bounce it back toward the goalie. Other person uses his heaed to bounce it back. Players knocks ball to ground with feet, and kicks ball. Ball goes back to the goalie.

Repeat.

And repeat.

And repeat again.

And Europeans think this is as good as it gets.

Pathetic. And boring.

8 Comments:

Blogger Yishai said...

Who won?

March 26, 2007 9:46 AM  
Blogger Olah Chadasha said...

Here, Here!! yishai, no-one won, it ended in a 0-0 tie. Doesn't that just say it all...
-OC

March 26, 2007 10:23 AM  
Blogger Veev said...

Our oldest says that England won anyway because of how much they possessed the ball...

March 26, 2007 11:10 AM  
Blogger Jack's Shack said...

And people riot over this game.

March 26, 2007 11:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank G-d baseball is soon coming to Modiin!!

March 26, 2007 11:46 AM  
Blogger Olah Chadasha said...

jack, I believe people riot because they're so freakin' bored! They need to riot. After this mind numbing sport, they have to super pinch themselves to make sure they're still alive.
-OC

March 26, 2007 1:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sure doesn't compare to Brandon Inge going down on 4 pitches with 2 outs and two on in the top of the ninth inning of game 5 of the World Series.

March 28, 2007 3:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry, I just rewatched it. It was 3 pitches, not 4.

March 28, 2007 10:40 PM  

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