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World Cup XI

Post by beardface » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:46 pm

Picking only one player per nation, from the 32 teams at the World Cup. What’s the best starting 11 you can make? <scratch>

I got as far as a front 3 of Salah, Ronaldo and Messi.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by CIH » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:19 pm

Give it a go.
De Gea
(Spain)

Santiago Arias - Mats Hummels - Samuel Umtiti -Ricardo Rodriquez
(Columbia) - (Germany) - (France) - (Switzerland)

Eric Dier
(England)
De Bruyne - Banega
(Belgium) - (Argentina)

Mo Salah - Cristiano Ronaldo- Neymar Jr
(Egypt) - (Portugal) - (Brazil)


Maybe somewhat controversial not having Messi <laugh> Not for nothing, but there's no way he and Ronaldo would be able to play together. Alternative would mean dropping Neymar, which would then open up Thiago Silva for defence. Would have to drop Banega if including Messi, so would likely replace with Dzagoev.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by TJR » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:42 pm

Navas
Kimmich - Godin - Ramos - Marcelo
De Bruyne -------- Modric
Salah ----------------Messi --------- Ronaldo
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Re: World Cup XI

Post by CIH » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:52 pm

Forgot about Modric, good shout. Him or Kovacic possibly a better bet for Banega in midfield.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by beardface » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:00 am

Crazy Ibrahimovic Hotdog wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Give it a go.
De Gea
(Spain)

Santiago Arias - Mats Hummels - Samuel Umtiti -Ricardo Rodriquez
(Columbia) - (Germany) - (France) - (Switzerland)

Eric Dier
(England)
De Bruyne - Banega
(Belgium) - (Argentina)

Mo Salah - Cristiano Ronaldo- Neymar Jr
(Egypt) - (Portugal) - (Brazil)


Maybe somewhat controversial not having Messi <laugh> Not for nothing, but there's no way he and Ronaldo would be able to play together. Alternative would mean dropping Neymar, which would then open up Thiago Silva for defence. Would have to drop Banega if including Messi, so would likely replace with Dzagoev.
I'd forgot about Neymar when I was trying to come up with a team. Might have to exclude him for Marcelo though, no idea what other LB would be a viable option <worried>

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by CIH » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:48 am

Yeah it's harder than it looks in parts <laugh> I went with Rodriquez just because he did quite well at Wolfsburg and is good on FM. Dunno how he's done since going to Milan tho.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by Chappy » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:44 pm

Lloris

Kimmich Godin Glik Alba

Coutinho Modric De Bruyne

Ronaldo Kane Messi
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Re: World Cup XI

Post by overseasTOON » Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:58 pm

1 GK

Some defenders. 3?

Those blokes in the middle... Maybe a few ito play in defence but bomb forward. Let's go for 2 of them and then some others to fill in central positions.

Ronaldo

And of course Peruvians to be the 12th man.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by CIH » Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:58 pm

OverseersmademesupportenglandTOON wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:58 pm
1 GK

Some defenders. 3?

Those blokes in the middle... Maybe a few ito play in defence but bomb forward. Let's go for 2 of them and then some others to fill in central positions.

Ronaldo

And of course Peruvians to be the 12th man.
I'm surprised you didn't put a few scottish midfielders in there. Oh wait.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by Shadowthrone » Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:54 pm

Come on, Sweden <parrot>

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by Shadowthrone » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:51 pm

5 minutes stoppage time, fuckin cunts

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by ALF » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:42 pm

Pickford
Walker - Stones - Maguire
Trippier - Lingard - Henderson - Loftus-Cheek - Young
Kane - Sterling
f*** your rules. It's coming home.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by TBC » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:28 pm

ALF wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:42 pm
Pickford
Walker - Stones - Maguire
Trippier - Lingard - Henderson - Loftus-Cheek - Young
Kane - Sterling
**** your rules. It's coming home.
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Re: World Cup XI

Post by Hjl » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:26 am

ALF wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:42 pm
Pickford
Walker - Stones - Maguire
Trippier - Lingard - Henderson - Loftus-Cheek - Young
Kane - Sterling
**** your rules. It's coming home.
I know it's delusional, but I'm sitting here wishing for a miracle. I want England to win a world cup in my lifetime and this is the best we've looked in decades.

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by TJR » Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:16 am

Hjl wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:26 am
ALF wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:42 pm
Pickford
Walker - Stones - Maguire
Trippier - Lingard - Henderson - Loftus-Cheek - Young
Kane - Sterling
**** your rules. It's coming home.
I know it's delusional, but I'm sitting here wishing for a miracle. I want England to win a world cup in my lifetime and this is the best we've looked in decades.
This is definitely the best chance we have. All the big boys are looking poor. It's like when Leicester won the Premier League.
Looking back on when we first met,
I cannot escape and I cannot forget,
Southgate you're the one!
You still turn me on!
Footballs coming home again!

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Re: World Cup XI

Post by L'homme Licorne » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:36 am

-------------------------De Gea----------------------------
Trippier---------Godin--------Hummels---------Marcelo
--------De Bruyne-----Kante----------Modric-----------
----------Messi--------Ronaldo----------Salah-----------
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Re: World Cup XI

Post by overseasTOON » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:00 am

Crazy Ibrahimovic Hotdog wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:58 pm
OverseersmademesupportenglandTOON wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:58 pm
1 GK

Some defenders. 3?

Those blokes in the middle... Maybe a few ito play in defence but bomb forward. Let's go for 2 of them and then some others to fill in central positions.

Ronaldo

And of course Peruvians to be the 12th man.
I'm surprised you didn't put a few scottish midfielders in there. Oh wait.

:bandit:
One day. One day it will happen.

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