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A few World Cup facts!

If you’ve been a long time or even a short time reader (I don’t like saying ‘follower’) you know that I’m a football loving fan. I intend to talk about the World Cup during the tournament, but today, I’ll just leave a few WC facts.ย 

*ย The World Cup tournament was created by the Frenchmen Jules Rimet who, inspired by the success of the Olympic Games, had the idea of bringing nations together through football.

* The first World Cup match kicked off on July 13th, 1930 with France beating Mexico 4-1 in Uruguay.ย 

* 13 teams took part in the first WC: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, France, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, the host Uruguay, USA, and Yugoslavia.

*ย This is the first time that Russia will host the World Cup. The Russians will be making their 11th WC appearance; their highest finish was 4th place in 1966.

*ย India withdrew from the competition in 1950 when they were denied playing barefoot in the WC tournament.

Challenges/Tags/Fun Stuff

Share Your World โ€“ June 11, 2018

Here again to participate inย Ceeโ€™s Share Your World Challenge!

If you could choose any person from history to be your imaginary friend, who would it be and why?

This is hard, but I’ll have to go with King Louis XIV because he was an intriguing, fascinating, fabulous, fashionable creature of habit… and he’ll make a great muse for stories!

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And he had France in heart, soul, and mind when he made her the most enviable country in the world when he builtย the extravagant Palace of Versailles.

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60s, 70s, 80s, 90s: Which decade do you love the most and why?

The 80’s because it gave me the best music I’ve ever experienced and it gave me this man…

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I tend to always associate the 80’s with music. ๐Ÿ™„

When you die, what do you want to be remembered for?

For being a true representative of God. ๐Ÿ’™

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What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week?ย 

Preparing for the World Cup! I am excited for the tournament to kick off already!

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