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re: Pulisic in tears post match - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]no one is more disappointed than the players and coaches[/quote] Could've fooled me. ...
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re: Pulisic in tears post match - BleedPurpleGold
Can't blame him. Kid gets probably 3 world cups in his entire life and he's just watched his team, coach, and federation shite one of them down the drain....
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]If you want to win at the highest level uhhhhh yes it does. If you think the USA is going to win a World Cup in your lifetime by being our 4th most popular sport more power to you[/quote] You literally ignored every single word of his point. Actually, you ignored 90% of the posts in thi...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
Its a lost cause. Lets just train Sergio Aguero in the shot put. ...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]If you want this team to be as good as the other nations you need to kiss football, basketball, baseball and hockey goodbye. You have generations of youth world wide that want to be the next Ronaldo, Messi, Zidane, Neymar etc. Kids here want to be the next LeBron, Steph, Durant, Julio etc. It...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]It's not some magic dust we can sprinkle on a black kid. It requires teaching the coaches, the coaches teaching the technique and reinforcing the technique, and the player to have the correct mentality needed to succeed. In that one player is thousands of man hours. Where is that going to com...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]He hasn't trained to be a distance runner since he was 6[/quote] So you're saying that any famous American athlete can magically obtain any skill he wishes if he simply wants to?...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]Regardless, athleticism cannot make up for a lack of skill, and as long as we insist that we should be the best at soccer because we have the best athletes misunderstands what type of athletes the sport needs.[/quote] It's like arguing that American golfers would be better if more weightli...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
All I'm really wondering is who wins the Big Cat Drill between Phil Coutinho and Alexis Sanchez. ...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]Is Christian Pulisic the best the USMNT has ever had because of his technique or his athleticism? [/quote] But bro, have you seen him dunk? ...
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re: Iceland's population is 334,252. They're going to the World Cup. - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]Iceland's population is 334,252.[/quote] But herp derp we have so many athletes! That's all you need!...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]Again, any argument that doesn't begin and end with technique means we will see more of the same. [/quote] Yep....
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]There’s no way you can tell me Leonard Fournette, groomed from a young age (and obviously a much thinner but maybe even faster version???) wouldn’t be just an absolute monster in soccer. [/quote] He has shown me nothing that would put him in a starting 11 on any European team of any qualit...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
I agree that pay to play hurts, but "our best athletes" have literally nothing to do with it. Name another national team who has won a world cup who boasts insane athleticism as the cornerstone of their tactics. Why are Americans so obsessed with athleticism as a measure of sports success? Is th...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
[quote]So essentially, MLS is going to have to become a stronger league, maybe even good enough to be included in Champions League someday?[/quote] No....
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re: All I can do now is root for Mexico - BleedPurpleGold
I came in here ready to wreck shite. Then I realized. [img]https://media.tenor.com/images/1a2c8157f65ddd90a28d8a85fe8f9562/tenor.gif[/img]...
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re: How the hell can we be good at basically all other sports - BleedPurpleGold
Because athleticism isn't what makes a good soccer team. It's technique, organization, and finesse....
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re: Taylor Twellman's USMNT rant on ESPNews - BleedPurpleGold
Literally saying every single thing I'm thinking....
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re: U17 World Cup (missed); U20 World Cup (missed); Olympics (missed twice) 2018 World Cup - BleedPurpleGold
I'm in full meltdown. I'm breaking shite....
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re: Pathetic fricking losers - BleedPurpleGold
Hendersonshands sounds like fricking Christ on the mount right now. Spitting truth like a god damned messiah. frick these bitches. Absolute fricking humiliation....
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