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Friday, June 23, 2006

A long, good Friday

At 7am local time the Soccaroos (euugh) made it through to the last 16 of the World Cup. The first time they have ever done so.

Australia has got right into the 'soccer'. I have a feeling not much work will be done in Australia this afternoon. I'm terrified of going to the pub tonight it'll be a mess.

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  1. Yes, and my wife's not pleased with them, for obvious reasons.

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  2. There's a much bigger Croat population here than I'd expected. They're mostly second or third generation but they have Croation clubs and societies.

    In fact half the Australian team seems to have some Croatian connection and a lot of the Croats attended Australian sporting academies. The commentators were joking that the first hurdle for the came was making sure that the players sang along to the correct national anthem!

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