I hate Alexi Lalas

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arsenalfc08
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Post by arsenalfc08 » 29 Jun 2010, 02:34

I think John Harkes is the worst. I don't think he can get through one broadcast (mls or usmnt) without talking about how he talked to Jozy on the phone, called Jozy, texted Jozy, emailed Jozy, had dinner with Jozy.

I like Jozy as much as the next person but that is extreme.

I'd love to see Wynalda and Harkes commentate. It will never happen but it would be funny given their history.

I did agree with him on the fact that buddle should have started over findley. Anyone should have started over findley.

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Post by meirav » 29 Jun 2010, 07:36

I enjoy hearing Jurgen Klinsman and Ruud Gulit (although, I admit, I didn't get to hear him during a Holland game). They are intelligent, and although they have obvious and understandable, they are not obnoxious about it. For example, Klinsman talked about how Germany was clearly the technically better side, that the quality came through despite the players being young. He may even have said "we." However, when asked about the Lampard goal, he said it was clearly a goal. It was fair and reasonable. I can deal with that.

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Post by Hugh » 29 Jun 2010, 10:42

I'm surprised you guys actually bother listening to the pundits at all.

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Post by MUFC1994 » 02 Jul 2010, 20:35

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An early lalas
"The road to athletic greatness is not marked by perfection but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure."

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