Thursday, June 10, 2010
Less than 24 hours to go ...
All the hype and hoopla ends tomorrow when Mexico kicks off against host nation South Africa in the first match of the 2010 World Cup ... (check out some INCREDIBLE photos of South Africa in the run-up to tomorrow's opening match, courtesy of boston.com)
Once the ball starts rolling, it doesn't stop until someone lifts the FIFA World Cup Trophy on July 11th.
So who wins it? Let's find out!
First, the groups. The teams in bold are in the order I think they'll finish.
Group A - France, Mexico, Uruguay, South Africa.
Group B - Nigeria, Argentina, South Korea, Greece.
Group C - England, USA, Algeria, Slovenia.
Group D - Germany, Australia, Ghana, Serbia.
Group E - Holland, Cameroon, Denmark, Japan.
Group F - Italy, Paraguay, New Zealand, Slovakia.
Group G - Brazil, Ivory Coast, Portugal, North Korea.
Group H - Spain, Chile, Switzerland, Honduras.
So, that gives us these matchups in the round of 16.
First team listed is my winner.
That gives us these quarterfinal matchups. Same as before. Winner goes first.
Ok, semifinals. Same rules as before.
The Final pits Spain against Brazil.
Wow ... imagine that matchup. The two favorites fighting it out for the championship of the world!!!
I can't wait! Let's get this started!!
See you soon!