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Fuck me
 
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Good. Always hated the cunt.
 
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Just in the case you guys missed watching dribbles.
 
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This certainly calls for a debate
 
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This certainly calls for a debate
Well, if the debate is whether FourFourTwo is stupid or ignorant, sure. We can debate it. I say both
 

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Meh, how are we gonna define a top 10? Ronaldo was injured too much, there aren't enough defenders and midfielders on the list? Are we defining them by overall ratings for every game?

I say there should be a separate list for goalkeepers (that is based on stats and a little bit on trophies as well), for defenders, for midfielders and for attacking players.
 

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This certainly calls for a debate

I mean I think Ronaldo is the best of all time. Portugal really isn’t that great of a team. He just godlike

Messi with how stacked Argentina is and how godlike he is at club level should have won 2010,2014,2018 WCs.
 

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I mean I think Ronaldo is the best of all time. Portugal really isn’t that great of a team. He just godlike

Messi with how stacked Argentina is and how godlike he is at club level should have won 2010,2014,2018 WCs.

Ironically the only stacked Argentina team Messi was ever a part of was the 2006 one. Without Zanetti ffs.
 

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Ironically the only stacked Argentina team Messi was ever a part of was the 2006 one. Without Zanetti ffs.

Messi wanted to win with his friends. Ronaldo would win with the 10 dudes who banged his sister if it meant a World Cup. That is why Messi’s Argentina career isn’t great

The last World Cup should have a massive * with 7 free pks haha. I am all for the best team doesn’t always win but that World Cup was fking laughable with how rigged it was.
 

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Thierry Henry Wants These FOUR Changes in Football... ⚽🤯⬇️
1️⃣ 𝐄𝐚𝐫𝐧 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐫𝐚 𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬.
"Henry wants teams to be rewarded with an extra point if they score three plus goals in a game – regardless of the result."
2️⃣ 𝐑𝐞𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐦𝐢𝐜𝐬.
“Referees have to come out after the game and talk to the press, please, and wear a mic also”“I want to hear what they say referees are not that polite sometimes.”
3️⃣ 𝐄𝐧𝐝 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐖𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠.
“When a team refuses to play – time-wasting, kicking the ball out – the referee can give a free-kick just like in rugby 25 yards away from goal, you can put the ball wherever you want."
4️⃣ 𝐓𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬.
"Henry feels that in order to stop teams from going down to 10 players when someone is injured and requires treatment, Henry would like to see a temporary substitute introduced so that they can remain even."



I'm def up for giving 2 and 3 a chance. Or just be harsher with yellows if there is too much time wasting.
 

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The one big change I'd be in favor of is moving the offside parameters. Instead of it being offside for any legal ball-playing part of your body to be beyond the last defender, I'd rather it be that you're onside as long as there's any part of you that's level or behind the last defender. If every part of you except your right foot is behind the last defender, you're onside. If you're familiar with American football, it's kinda like how the QB can still legally throw a forward pass from beyond the line of scrimmage as long as any part of them is still behind the LoS when they release the ball.

I don't really have a problem with time wasting. Is there an actual rule against it that I'm not aware of? To draw from American football again, there is active strategy in letting the clock run with nothing happening while it is. Time wasting in situations like the GK taking too long to put the ball back in play are already legislated rules, maybe not always enforced as they should be but yellows do get shown for that. But if you're trying to burn the lock, and you're restarting after a dead ball situation, and you take the maximum amount of time you're allowed before you put the ball back in play...that's just strategy. You don't have to like it but there's nothing I see wrong with it. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but added time at the end of the halves is only meant to account for stoppages due to goals, substitutions, or injuries. Nothing else.

(I can take or leave whether corner kicks that happen after stoppage time has "expired" should be allowed. I don't mind the idea of a fluid clock and letting things play to a natural conclusion rather than the hard clock nature that exists in football, basketball, and hockey, but, once again, putting the ball out for a corner is a perfectly legal thing to do, so if the defending team does it and the referee blows time instead of allowing the corner to take place, then I don't see any problem with that. I guess the obvious problem is that this leaves this kind of thing entirely subjective to each referee and, thus, leaves no consistency in general.)
 

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The one rule I would like is if a player is injured as a result of a yellow card and requires treament prior to returning to pitch the offending player should also be sidelined. Why should the yellow carded team get a man advantage until the injured player returns or is substituted?
 
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