Expect the Spanish to be better, to suddenly find the stroke, at your own risk. It could happen, I suppose; again, these are world class players wearing the red kit. On the other hand, never forget the definition of insanity: doing the same thing repeatedly and yet expecting different results. My money is on
– This is was not Leo Messi’s World Cup, as so many expected. This is not Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup. This is not Wayne Rooney’s World Cup. Hype will always thrive – but whether these things ever come to fruition is a total crapshoot.
– "Total football" is as dead as George Washington. It’s always amusing to me how people still say this about the
– I once hated to watch
Having said that, I always think the tournament will be even more fascinating and captivating that it already is when more teams can add their name do the decorated list of winners. If we all just sit around and wonder whether