Spain is the favorite against Netherlands, at least according to an octopus, in today's final match of FIFA's World Cup.
As a Canadian I feel like a World Cup orphan. I have no rooting interest in any of the teams. I can't name more than 5 soccer players in the world, one of which is Steve Nash's brother Martin with the Vancouver Whitecaps. I appreciate the strategic beauty of the sport of football (or soccer as we call it here). Heck, as a youth I played far more soccer than I did hockey. I admit I am basically a one sport guy and that, unlike many Canadians, I have no curiosity about the match.
No, I think I'll read this book instead. I quite enjoy these authors:
For more information, visit the World Cup of Hockey book website.
Sounds like me, I found it very hard to follow the World Cup at all. I'm half German, so I rooted for Germany but really I couldn't name anybody on their roster going into the tournament, and can't even name many now that its all done. I found it hard to go from watching the NHL playoffs where I knew all the players (especially on my beloved Habs), to trying to follow the World Cup where I knew nobody...the passion for it just wasn't there.
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