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'Give us a refund': China's latest World Cup flop sparks fury

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All I can say is what do you expect!!! hahahaha

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Chinese media reported today that there were no football games played last night and that nobody lost. The mass illusion people reported seeing on their television was just a delayed vaccination reaction, as was Tiananmen Square.

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Congratulations Vietnam! Job well done!

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Fine! You guys are mean. We’ll take our ball and go home.” - (This story reads like a ‘news’source oft used but with Weibo instead of tweets. Perhaps more such commentary leaked from Beijing to come in the next few weeks or will censors kick in there and abroad?)

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1.402 billion (2020) all seemly with born with two left hobbit's feet.

Be afraid, if no improvement imminent, all will destined for footy 're-education' camps.

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They need to learn from the Japanese youth programs (i.e. J league academies and some of the high schools here have top notch football programs) as opposed to naturalising Brazilian players (they have 3 in their team right now)

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They need to learn from the Japanese youth programs (i.e. J league academies and some of the high schools here have top notch football programs) as opposed to naturalising Brazilian players (they have 3 in their team right now)

Yes, because Japan has been so successful in men's football.

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Maybe stop spending all your energy on coveting other nations territories, and disappearing any opposition. Then, you might have a bit more energy left to focus on sport improvement.

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"After losing to Thailand, we'll lose to Vietnam and then to Myanmar. And then there'll be no one to lose to," Fan said in the now-viral interview.

Actually, this was Hao Haidong who said this.

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Yes, because Japan has been so successful in men's football.

they’ve qualified for every World Cup since 1998 - wouldn’t you call that successful ?

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Angry Chinese soccer fans lashed out Wednesday at their country's "shameful" record after a 3-1 defeat at Vietnam ended any slim hope they had of reaching the 2022 World Cup.

Ouch, that's gotta hurt

Spending billions, and yet can't get a result in Vietnam (who spends a lot less) to even get a snowball's chance to qualify for the World Cup

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How about a bit of praise for Vietnam for getting their first win? Well done, guys!

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Good

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They need to learn from the Japanese youth programs (i.e. J league academies and some of the high schools here have top notch football programs) as opposed to naturalising Brazilian players (they have 3 in their team right now)

That's true. They really should not be copying the Japanese national rugby team.

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« They need to learn from the Japanese youth programs (i.e. J league academies and some of the high schools here have top notch football programs) as opposed to naturalising Brazilian players (they have 3 in their team right now) »

yeah it’s not like Wagner Lopes (1998), Alex Santos (2002, 2006) and Tulio Tanaka (2006) were naturalised and played the World Cup for Japan - which I am totally fine with.

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It's a sport, there are winners and losers. No need to cry or get angry

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Maybe they should try being good at their sport, then their people won't have to complain. If this is the best they can provide from 1.3 billion people, the problem is primarily that the Chinese are not very skilled at soccer.

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The picture for this article made me laugh.

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Not only did they lose, but according to the picture it looks like they got teabagged too!

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If you are a fan of your team, be a true fan and stick by them for the bad and the bad and the bad times. Heck, once a century, even the Cubs can win, just once a century.

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