OT : ALL THINGS SOCCER (-) WC and EURO CUP 😜

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I doubt we ever see another international game in that stadium. Maybe a friendly, but not an international game.
Wait, no one was batching for weeks? Weak, weak argument, IMO. Mexico got stunned by USA who didn't have their stars, it happens, don't blame geometry. These players were literally playing on dirt, pavement, weed fields, or linoleum/wood for some just a few short years ago (from their current age, not ours), obviously Mexico and USA were ok with it?

Now, on the flip side, #1 US Women got stunned. Goliath's don't live forever.

 

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Wait, no one was batching for weeks? Weak, weak argument, IMO. Mexico got stunned by USA who didn't have their stars, it happens, don't blame geometry. These players were literally playing on dirt, pavement, weed fields, or linoleum/wood for some just a few short years ago (from their current age, not ours), obviously Mexico and USA were ok with it?

Now, on the flip side, #1 US Women got stunned. Goliath's don't live forever.

I guess we'll see in 2 years if they're picked as a host site. I'm sure the USMNT will not play qualifiers there, but I'll gladly eat crow. It's a nice stadium, but players and coaches are not gonna like the dimensions of the field at all. These players have been playing on grass fields since they were probably 11 or 12 years old if not younger
 

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I doubt we ever see another international game in that stadium. Maybe a friendly, but not an international game.

Not a World Cup Qualifier for sure, but there is too much money to be made in Vegas. They'll be back. Was listening to this guy on ESPN Radio talking about how to save money in Las Vegas, and he mentioned that when Allgient Stadium has an event, Parking is going $80-$100 in Casino Garages.

I am not a fan of Las Vegas but a Raider fan. I used to go to Las Vegas alot when I was in my early 20's, but Vegas has priced me out of that market. Call me Boomer or whatever, but I don't like buying $25 cocktails, $100 meals, paying over a thousand for a show, etc.... I'm done with Vegas
 

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Yea CONCACAF made their money regardless. The resale market for Quatar vs Canada would have had front row mid field seats at $50 and would still have a hard time attracting buyers.
Right. Maybe 5,000 people would be there in the stadium. Sold out or not.
 
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Yesterday's loss hurt deep but reality is the US has improved tremendously and at the end they were the better team. Mexico must stop underestimating other teams or they will not even qualify to the WC or be eliminated like always on the octavos de final.
 

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Yesterday's loss hurt deep but reality is the US has improved tremendously and at the end they were the better team. Mexico must stop underestimating other teams or they will not even qualify to the WC or be eliminated like always on the octavos de final.

The United States has improved a lot but I don’t know what you take away from that game. Both teams were playing without almost all of their European based players.
 

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The United States has improved a lot but I don’t know what you take away from that game. Both teams were playing without almost all of their European based players.
Mexico hasn’t missing that many. When was the last time Raul Jimenez played? JJ Macias just moved to Getafe. Andres Guardado is 34. Diego Lainez barely plays at Betis. So 4 players?
 

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Mexico hasn’t missing that many. When was the last time Raul Jimenez played? JJ Macias just moved to Getafe. Andres Guardado is 34. Diego Lainez barely plays at Betis. So 4 players?
Fair enough. I did look online and Mexico wasn’t missing too many guys. But the US was missing almost everyone.
 

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Mexico hasn’t missing that many. When was the last time Raul Jimenez played? JJ Macias just moved to Getafe. Andres Guardado is 34. Diego Lainez barely plays at Betis. So 4 players?
Lozano has been out with a concussion I believe. I think he is one of their best players.
 
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Mexico hasn’t missing that many. When was the last time Raul Jimenez played? JJ Macias just moved to Getafe. Andres Guardado is 34. Diego Lainez barely plays at Betis. So 4 players?
You have to consider that many of the players on the Olympic Squad should be on the A team. And some players on the A team shouldn't be there to begin with, like for example Carlos Salcedo who's bad bad bad.
 

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Now maybe Rapinoe can go away, but she’s probably gonna end up hosting a daytime talk show or something. 🤮
And if she held up the Bible and a semi-automatic instead of kneeling at least a couple statues with small town tax payer funds & county board approved, commissioned and rubber stamped on the spot would be up in one small Texas town and Nebraska.
 

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But you would not condemn other posters that called others “gay” or other slurs. Still wanted to be considered “cool” by others I guess.
Bro I got called a fag*ot and puto during my school years by my own friends. It simply doesn't offend me.
 

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Bro I got called a fag*ot and puto during my school years by my own friends. It simply doesn't offend me.
Those are your own friends though. Not strangers. Unihorn is not my friend, but he called me “fag” plenty of times. There’s a difference between that.
 

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Those are your own friends though. Not strangers. Unihorn is not my friend, but he called me “fag” plenty of times. There’s a difference between that.
Times have changed. Calling someone a fag or telling a woman to make you a sandwich used to be funny insults now people get canceled over it.
 

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Damn, even the people on a sports site, are getting all touchy feels. All this whining is disgusting.
PS. I wouldn’t let Rapinoe make me a sandwich cause she would probably but it tofu or watercress.
 
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No wins, you might as well complain about uni's bikini pics during the football and basketball season but you're not, heck none of us were complaining. My gawd son, if you were at UTEP'S Kyyote's Den.com you wouldn't have survived a day; they would've ripped you apart and bought uni a steak dinner at Ruth's Crisp's Steakhouse at The Fountain's with an open bar tab.

Look, when UTEP wins you go hide. When they lose, you pile on and *Like* all the complaints about the frustration of a loss.

Now I have read Corona defending you this year for your "observations" on UTEP's major revenue sports programs failures and now you rip him for some perceived failure of your expertise on "cancel culture"? Give. Me. A. Break.

There's 25 days until UTEP kick off and you're on your little "Fire Dimel now" freshman level banter not because you want UTEP to win, as you claim, but your actual dislike of UTEP. You throw baseless crap to see what sticks. You remind me of a younger cousin who would go around my northcentral neighborhood talking crap to get the big guys to fight.
 
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No wins, you might as well complain about uni's bikini pics during the football and basketball season but you're not, heck none of us were complaining. My gawd son, if you were at UTEP'S Kyyote's Den.com you wouldn't have survived a day; they would've ripped you apart and bought uni a steak dinner at Ruth's Crisp's Steakhouse at The Fountain's with an open bar tab.

Look, when UTEP wins you go hide. When they lose, you pile on and *Like* all the complaints about the frustration of a loss.

Now I have read Corona defending you this year for your "observations" on UTEP's major revenue sports programs failures and now you rip him for some perceived failure of your expertise on "cancel culture"? Give. Me. A. Break.

There's 25 days until UTEP kick off and you're on your little "Fire Dimel now" freshman level banter not because you want UTEP to win, as you claim, but your actual dislike of UTEP. You throw baseless crap to see what sticks. You remind me of a younger cousin who would go around my northcentral neighborhood talking crap to get the big guys to fight.
Not sure what this has to do with soccer. Did you forget to take your pills? Kyyotes Den, lol. That place has the biggest wussies on the internet. Kryote will ban you at the first sight of being “anti-UTEP”. We all know you’re an idiot, thinking that a message board is not survivable.
 

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Should be on Fox for more mainstream appeal, but overall live TV is bad. Needs to be better.
Those numbers Univision did should get the attention of the English OTA networks. No reason one of them can't pull in a similar audience.
 

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Riacrdo Pepi will play in the MLS vs Liga MX all star game. He will face off against Santiago Munoz. Another 18 year old from El Paso that plays forward. Hopefully they both go make a name for themselves in Europe soon.
 
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Those numbers Univision did should get the attention of the English OTA networks. No reason one of them can't pull in a similar audience.
They should hold the final earlier in the day, if you’re broadcasting on a Sunday. People that speak Spanish will watch the Univision broadcast regardless of what channel is showing it in English.

Univision always has good numbers for their games. Especially when showing Mexico or European matches.

Not that many people are interested enough in USA/MLS soccer for their games to be shown on prime time broadcast TV. Especially if the US is playing Mexico. They aren’t going to pull those Hispanic fans from Univision.
 

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I looked up the Nations Leagues numbers and Univision drew 1.8 million for that Sunday night game. That featured as close to two "A" squads as possible.
 

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Are the Univision announcers (being an American network) pro USMNT in their games?
Like any other sports announcers they try to be as unbiased as possible. Nevermind I cant speak for FS1 announcers cuz I've never watched a game in English.
 

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If the USMNT is playing on a spanish station, I watch the spanish station over the US station all the time. The commentary is just a lot funner
 

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Shitty how some of y'all talk about fellow Americans with different views than yours.

The way you go about getting your message out plays into how people will receive you. Rapinoe basically strongarmed her team into taking that CBA, and now wants the men’s deal on top of what they have now. That ain’t equal…she wants her cake and the men’s cake too.

Hate speech is free speech. I sure as hell don’t agree or condone any actions or thoughts from racist/sexist factions but I do defend their right to gather and speak because I don’t believe in censorship. Antifa violently protesting and trying to block any right wing supporter speaking at a college are doing exactly what their name is against. They are fascists trying to block and censor someone because they don’t agree with them.
 

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The way you go about getting your message out plays into how people will receive you. Rapinoe basically strongarmed her team into taking that CBA, and now wants the men’s deal on top of what they have now. That ain’t equal…she wants her cake and the men’s cake too.

Hate speech is free speech. I sure as hell don’t agree or condone any actions or thoughts from racist/sexist factions but I do defend their right to gather and speak because I don’t believe in censorship. Antifa violently protesting and trying to block any right wing supporter speaking at a college are doing exactly what their name is against. They are fascists trying to block and censor someone because they don’t agree with them.
I don’t agree with a lot of what Rapinoe and a lot of outspoken people say, but the US Soccer team should have the men’s deal. There’s no reason for them not to. They’re more successful, they should be paid the same rate as the men. There’s nothing political about that.
 

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