Best World Cup ever? Three reasons why it wasn’t

The just-concluded World Cup is being hailed as many things -- great, the greatest in a while, the greatest ever. It was certainly unique, as Soccer America's Paul Kennedy says: an unusually high number of own goals, an unusually low number of red cards and fouls. (Granted, you could attribute the latter to the notion … Continue reading Best World Cup ever? Three reasons why it wasn’t

World Cup anthem parody lyrics: Egypt-Uruguay

Schedule reminder and previous anthem parodies (times ET): Thursday, 11 a.m.: Russia-Saudi Arabia Friday, 8 a.m.: this one EGYPT These melismas are killing me ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGXuR4ikNyc Mo Salah, Mo Salah, Mo Saaaa-lah Likely you'll be-e-e our leading scorrrr-er Bob Bradley, Bob Bradley, Bob Bradley Thanks to you, we're now better than the ni-ineties  We inven-n-ted … Continue reading World Cup anthem parody lyrics: Egypt-Uruguay

World Cup anthem parody lyrics: Russia-Saudi Arabia

I'm probably starting too late in the game to make this work, but here's the goal -- I'm going to provide parody lyrics so you can sing along with each nation's anthem in the World Cup. We start with the opening game between two totally democratic and peaceful countries, Russia and Saudi Arabia! RUSSIA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMFIWBQB1kEContinue reading World Cup anthem parody lyrics: Russia-Saudi Arabia