My list is so outdated! In fact all of those above aren’t even on my current list 😛 Will update soon!
It took a win against Vietnam to turn the Philippines’ attention towards football. That first, our country has potential in football as compared to basketball, second that football is an exciting game, and lastly, that ballers are hot. LMAO.
It’s a sad thing that we did not advance to the finals, and I have to admit that it broke my heart to see the Azkals give their all out and lose. The odds were all against us (home court advantage, biased referee-ing, etc), still we managed to show them what we were made of, I think given a few years, we can be among the best. Seriously. We just have to train harder and we have to work on our offense, if North Korea can qualify in the World Cup, why can’t we?
Football is the most famous sport in the world, yet we are addicted to basketball. I have nothing about basketball, I was once a fan but it’s time that we try to switch to a sport where we can excel more. The sad thing is, even our fellow kababayans have little faith in our team, even I was not interested in our football team until the much celebrated win against Vietnam. As I was watching the game yesterday, people around me were telling na “Ay, matatalo na yang Pilipinas“, they were all saying that, and I told them na hindi pa tapos ang laban.
I have to admit that we still have to learn a lot, especially in our offense, we have to work on our midfield, we have to train our strikers, etc. As for defense, we’re doing pretty great, I was amazed at how great they were at defending. And as for our goalie, we undeniably have the best goal keeper. Neil Etheridge deserves all the praises. He has what it takes to be the next Iker Casillas. He’s only 20, given the proper training, he can be a well known player globally 🙂
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