But not as tragic as an outbreak of the bird flu infecting people from the four corners of the world who went to see the WC. THAT would be a true tragedy, on a global scale. World Cups have been cancelled before due to world war, and this epidemic is another mighty good reason to call off the tournament.
It would be a pity, no question there. Especially for the great players who would see their WC dream going down the toilet – like Nedved, Drogba and Schevchenko. And of course, for all the top players who may be too old to wait for 2010, like Zidane, Cafu, Henry, Nesta and so many others. But honestly, avoiding a worldwide outbreak of a lethal epidemic is FAR more important.
Let's hope it doesn't come to that. But the WC is definitely less important than containing this terrible disease.
The problem is that if they really put everything on the line to find a cure for this drug they would have, but since it has not affectd the western hemisphere yet and nor is especially easy to make profit from the big companies and countries are not too much into creating an anti-viral to his flu. It might get devastating consequences for many people around the world, and then especially human beings in Africa aswell as Asia.
In my humble opinion 1998 was the peak of football greatness. The peak of the 90's, maybe the greatest world cup finals ever and the highest selection of football greats to ever grace the field at the same time. These days, the difference between the 23rd man on the team and a starting 11 player...
updated 01.01.2019 corrected
RANK TOP 10 best footballers from each country (and next in order)
* country non-FIFA
** country has ceased to exist
*** skill level 1-16
Ten players of each country in order from 1st to 10th (and honorable mention also in order).
One player - one...
Hello, I'm conducting a poll to help further construct my team of the year list. Just to provide you guys with some details on these players:
Zizinho (Bangu - Brazil)
-1950 World Cup runner-up & Golden Ball winner
-22 goals in more than 36 games (all the goals are accounted for but perhaps not...