Useless International matches

Discussion in 'Football Talk' started by clockwork orange, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Dissociating

    Babel still getting picked for the Dutch. Bellerin playing for Spain. Dead game.

    Was going to watch France but look at that midfield and attack ffs, dead - Nzonzi, Sissoko, Thuram, Pogba, Ben Yedder, Giroud etc.
  2. Mrs Bergkamp

    Mrs Bergkamp Established Member Trusted

    I remember a time when you could find a top Gunner in at least five matches. So boring now.
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  3. The White Pelè

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  4. Tir Na Nog

    Tir Na Nog In Big Trouble If He Speaks

    I remember in the 2006 world cup I believe the most players from one club was Arsenal.

    Henry, Adebayor, Van Persie, Cole, Campbell, Toure, Eboue, Rosicky, Ljungberg, Gilberto, Fabregas, Reyes, Lehmann, Senderos, Djourou and Walcott. 16 in total. That's some going.
  5. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    Not seeing any Arsenal players in internationals is so upsetting. It's why I wanted to keep Emi, having an Arsenal player be number 1 in a country like Argentina is great. Now we have guys like Lacazette who can't even get a sniff over washed up Giroud and Gignac.

    I remember seeing Fabregas with the 10 for Spain, RVP leading Netherlands, Rosicky captain of Czech, Sagna on the France team. Now we have Bellerin who only gets called up after 40 year old Jesus Navas gets injured.
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  6. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    How many of our current players are internationals? Leno, Holding, Bellerin ain't gonna get many caps, Gabriel I'm not sure about, have Luiz/Willian retired from internationals yet? Tierney, Auba and Xhaka play for small nations so they don't really count, Partey is barely an Arsenal player don't really count him either, if Spain play Ceballos then the level of Spanish midfielders is embarrassing to what it was.

    I can only think of El Neny and Pepe and not like they're playing for countries with loads of competition for places. When I say we're poor because of personnel people don't want to listen.
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  7. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Summer 2016 I think was the last time Arsenal players really shone for their countries in a competition...Sanchez was about to win a 2nd Copa with Chile, while Ramsey, Kos, Giroud and Özil all had a very good Euro 2016.

    Miss having Arsenal players as top internationals, made international tournaments even better when you could cheer on some of your own.
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  8. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    I remember Arsenal strikers being a mainstay for National teams until we signed your loverboy Lacazette that ruined it for us. Even Giroud bought back a World Cup. We had a world cup winner in 2010, 2014 and 2018 ffs. Henry, RVP, Giroud all leading their teams.
  9. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    Look at Spain's national team just 10 years after winning the world cup:

    F*cking abysmal.
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  10. <<reed>>

    <<reed>> Meme Merchant

    Proper bottom of the barrel stuff
  11. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    Think an Arsenalmania 11 could give them a decent game.
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  12. krengon

    krengon One Arsene Wenger Trusted

    Some great spanish talents are coming up right now tbf, so they'll look a lot better pretty soon.
  13. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Did you edit your joke about me in the "Klopp v Pep" thread, after you saw and liked my post about Kenan and Kel? :lol:
  14. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    Giroud was at Chelsea by then.
  15. <<reed>>

    <<reed>> Meme Merchant

    Would play Mitch as a LW to destroy Bellerin
  16. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    Nah I felt like I was just being unnecessarily rude, sometimes I type things then read it back and think it's a bit much.
  17. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Ex-Arsenal Fan

    Ffs, another thing Lacazette ruined. One player ruined so much of my enjoyment from this club it pains me. Like how tf does Gignac get chosen over you?

    Won the World Cup and went and smashed us in the Europa final after all the abuse we gave him calling him a donkey myself included. No wonder he rubbed it in our face afterwards.
  18. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    Deschamps is racist, no other explanation.
  19. The White Pelè

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  20. Juan Matas Beard

    Juan Matas Beard Friendly Mancunian facial hair

    Definitely not their best side, it's a friendly line up.

    Ansu Fati, Sergio Ramos, Busquets, Reguilón, De Gea, Pau Torres, Ferran Torres, Thiago Alcântara and Dani Olmo make them a lot more interesting.
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