Episode 1196: Wild Wild World Cup Weekend Tells Doubters To Inspect The Damage – Kroos Call For Germany, Swiss Celebrate, Nigerian Style, English Off The Hook
There may have been a few dissenting voices prior to this weekend, but be in no doubt now – this has been a brilliant World Cup. 27 goals in 6 games meant the tournament went turbo-charged in the last two days.
Ken was on hand to see England’s hammering of Panama – was he impressed?
england’s biggest ever world cup finals win. ?? ???????????? ?????? https://t.co/giYTwFM8nO
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) June 25, 2018
Raphael Honigstein tells us about the German reaction to Toni Kroos’ impossible, magnificent last-minute goal to beat Sweden.
More than a goal, more than win. On Kroos making everyone in Germany cheer for the first time since 2014: https://t.co/65fxdZSjyN
— Raphael Honigstein (@honigstein) June 24, 2018
And ahead of the last round of matches, we catch up with Oluwashina Okeleji as Nigeria’s Super Eagles face Lionel Messi’s Argentina.
— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) June 22, 2018
Plus there’s Maurice Fitzgerald, sending referees to The Hague, and unflattering Second Captains player ratings.
@SecondCaptains bringing the comedy and fight with @phlaimeaux @AndyLeeBoxing. @RichieSadlier still injury free. #SARI @UNHCRIreland #FairPlayCup2018 @LawSocIreland @StoneybatterPoP #WithRefugees pic.twitter.com/4xdOVqFsCO
— SARI Ireland (@sariireland) June 24, 2018
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We talk to Argentine journalist @marc_cart about Messi, asking him to be something he’s not, and, after it all, after running away from it for years, the never-ending shadow of this man https://t.co/q3TCTV5rTM pic.twitter.com/9y7ZVFXNIt
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) June 21, 2018