August 5, 2004Top
* Shame on you, Team Melli!
I watched the game and while my patients were waiting in the office,
I stood there and watched a disappointing end to a disappointing game
to be]. I have played the game and have been in similar situation,
where after a tie game and a tie extra 30 minute, the game ended up in
Our coach, a player of our own caliber, realized and recognized
that I, a less experienced defender, should not be in the game during
the last minutes. There needed to be better "kickers" or
at least ones with better knowledge of kicking a ball into a huge goal
freaking few steps.
Having said that, this time we cannot blame anyone but the player(s).
Can't say that the clergy accompanying the team made them get up early
in the morning for prayers, the players are under paid, are under pressure,
government doesn't support them.....blah, blah, blah. Bull shit!
The game I mentioned above, was during a tournament in San Diego, Friendship
Cup. For those of you who know what these games are, you know that
every team and every player plays their heart out. They play with such
and effort that I have never seen in an Iranian National team, ever!
Let it be said that every player in the tournament "pays" to
be there. They go through a 3-6 month training, twice a week, forfeits
plans of a long weekend from family and friends, just to be there to
play. Older players play in the 40 and above age bracket with heavily
wrapped ankles, knee braces, limping, with visible pain in their faces,
having much more to do in their personal and professional lives than
to be at a football tournament for no monitory prize. And yes, most of
them can and will make a penalty kick.
Shame on you 2004 national football team. The only thing you guys are
full of, besides shit, is empty pride in yourself and not your nation
and nationality. Most of you are lost in self satisfying, possible
and potential contracts that may make you millions.
Shame on you Daei for being less of a player than I. I usually recognize
when I am not playing to my full capacity and potential and pull myself
out of the game.
Shame on you Mobali and Golmohamadi for being unable to put a small
ball into a huge opening. The responsibility of a game lost is solely
on your shoulders. For not being able to be a leader on the field
as an experienced player, for being stupid enough to put your hand on
a player in their home field while the game was stooped, for
walking when you should have been running, and for missing penalty kicks.
You guys suck! Your coach should remove himself from the head coach
position and clean the stadium's toilets for a while.
I should be ashamed of myself for making my patients wait so long while
I was watching a game that I knew is going to end up a disappointment.
Thank you Alborz team. It was a pleasure and an honor to be a member
of a team who no one gave any chance of getting through the first
round of Friendship Cup games in 2001. We lost the 8:00am game to
team from Canada in the semi finals. The Canadian team wasn't up
until 11:00pm the night before going through one over time and three
of penalty kicks. We played for over three hours and had no energy
for the next game.
August 5, 2004
Iran and Aryans
Has he got a clue?
* Az maast
k-e bar maast
on Team Melli!
Croatian and proud
won't vote for Torkzadeh
is not as bad?
* US clean
house in Iran
* Q is for
* What many
* No military
* Silent opening
* You liberals
supporter or not
me the job!
we hear a lot
* Tone of
* Like Kurdistan's
* Freedom of
* "REAL" Javid?
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