I put out a call to some friends and family for their thoughts on the Cup, soccer, life or all of the above. Here are a couple of my favorite responses, both are from some super ladies in my life. First from Rosie, actually Innes' mom, but same diff to me...also note Rosie has a perfect balance in her Cup life as she is part Italian and a also a true Les Bleus Francophile - her thoughts (you are on your own to decipher, I know what I read):
Non so niente del sport di futbol ma mi piace bene guardare Azzurri e la tua
On the other hand - or foot, as it were -
J'aime bien les mouvements de grace de Zidane et Henry sur le terrain de
C'est bien difficile de choisir entre les deux equipes !
Buona fortuna alle due - Rosalie
Thanks Rosie....now onto my mom, Carol always puts the perfect weight to my maniacal sporting emotions..translating love of sport into useful purpose:
There you have it, 2 great ladies breaking down International soccer and the Cup. Couldn't and wouldn't have said it better.