Episode: One World Sports: Copa Calamity and England Erased


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One World Sports: Copa Calamity and England Erased
A very significant week in world football as disappointing milestones and remarkable results mark the landscape from two tournaments where a champion was confirmed and continued upsets and miscalculations continue to demonstrate how EURO2016 has defied expectations and thrown up some huge surprises that are sending shockwaves back to some prominent football federations. Joining Anto for this episode is broadcaster and pundit Janusz Michallik to consider the damage done to England by an Iceland team which delivered a shattering and historic blow to its reputation, an Italian team which continues to defy the odds with a sum better than the parts performance against two time defending champions Spain, and how Copa Centenario has thrown up a cruel and bitter blow to Argentina, which has now lost three finals in consecutive years and will have to go forward without its most important player in Lionel Messi who also served up his walking papers in its aftermath. We also discuss the progress of the US National Team in this episode and really dig deep for some trends and observations found in the Euros and consider if Italy with one more important scalp becomes a near impossible force in this tournament.

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