Congratulations Japan!

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  1. Dr. Prime

    Dr. Prime Dr. Prime

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    Congratulations Japan! It was hard to watch the US lose, but what a great game. It is well deserved by the people of Japan.
     
  2. Ironhide1706

    Ironhide1706 Elessar Telcontar

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    Damn it…good game but damn it. :banghead: 
     
  3. lord ginrai

    lord ginrai Beastie lover

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    Ah crap, I missed it!
     
  4. Liokaiser

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    Congrats to Japan. Nice comeback not once but twice. You deserve it.
     
  5. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    I am disappointed in US loss, but big congrats to Japan who have been through so much this year with earthquake and tsunami. I hope the win will give the country a lift at this difficult time.
     
  6. rxlthunder

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    This.
     
  7. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    The only consolation prize is that it's soccer,so nobody really cares.
     
  8. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    The classic retort for every time the US loses at soccer.
     
  9. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    No,it's because soccer is just not very big where I live.Even if the U.S. would've won I really wouldn't have cared.I live in football country.
     
  10. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't make it any less true.
     
  11. Ironhide1706

    Ironhide1706 Elessar Telcontar

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    Soccer is football. :p 
     
  12. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    Not around here.
     
  13. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    Nobody=the 5.7 Billion people that do not live in the US.
     
  14. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    It hurts to watch our girls lose, but Japan played better today. Their country should be proud. I'm still so proud of our US team. We had some VERY memorable moments.
     
  15. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Japan didn't play better. The US backline was below average throughout the tournament, but the whole game was dictated by US pressure on Japan's goal...they just couldn't take advantage. It didn't help that they couldn't make penalty kicks in the end. Japan's victory is earned, but the US certainly bailed them out numerous times.

    Actually, not making those kicks is really a nice summation of their tournament: missed opportunities abounds. They consistently failed in taking advantage of the many scoring opportunities that presented themselves in all their games.
     
  16. Ironhide1706

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    Anybody else think Alex Morgan is seriously hot?
     
  17. Scantron

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    Not only that, but women's soccer. Given that people in this country seem to have about as little interest in women's sports in general as they do in soccer, I'm amazed this got any coverage at all, let alone as much play as it did.
     
  18. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    I could not have said it better myself. Congrats on the Win!
     
  19. PrimusVsUnicron

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    after that earthquake this was needed for Japan
     
  20. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Yes, I am sure a victory in women's soccer makes losing tens of thousands of lives and entire towns all better.

    It's a nice moment in a dark time, but come on, there's so much more they need much more than a win in soccer.
     

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