Argentina To England: Give Us The Falklands Back, Then We'll Vote For You

Hilarious. When the English FA attempted to drum up support for their 2018 World Cup bid, they were forced to talk to Argentina about backing them. Now, England and Argentina aren't best friends in terms of football - they've long been fairly closely matched in terms of talent (although Argentina have pulled away of late), and England haven't quite gotten over Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal in 1986. Oh, and there was the matter of the Falklands War, where Argentina tried to repossess the islands and were rather forcibly repelled by the Royal Navy and company. They really didn't like that.

And if you think any of the ill-will from a war more than 25 years ago had dissipated... wrong! When asked if he'd be willing to back England's bid, Julio Grondona said he'd be more than happy to do so - assuming the United Kingdom handed the Falklands over to Argentina. Apparently the FA representative was 'sad' to hear that - the correct response is probably 'If we conquered you, we'd get Lionel Messi, right?'

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