The World Cup is an event that excites the footballing world. The English press heightens the expectations of a nation, only for our beloved team to falter and fall. Whether penalties, Germany, or the weather, the expectations of a nation are never, in reality, within England’s grasp.
Brazil, the most successful nation, have retained the Jules Rimet Trophy since 1970 for winning the competition three times. They have¬†since won the¬†replacement World Cup trophy¬†a further two times. Why can’t England play like Brazil; why does England always expect; and why is the World Cup more than just a football match?
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