Normal sure fire topics for enjoyable conversations with
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This month there is only one subject. It trumps everything
else. Yes, it’s La Copa Mundial (The World Cup)
It’s hands down the most lively conversation topic among
Spanish speakers for the next 30 days.
Here are some important facts you need to know about this
Location: South Africa (The first time for La Copa Mundial in Africa)
Current champions: Italy
Favorite to win: Spain (another Spanish speaking country,
Argentina, is also highly ranked.
Historically most underperformed team: Spain
El robo del siglo (the robbery of the century): Italy beating
Australia in the last Mundial.
Past winners: Brazil 5, Italy 4, Germany 3, Argentina and
Uruguay 2 each, France and England 1 each
Productivity in Latin America: Down 25%
First game of the tournament: Mexico vs. South Africa… viva Mexico
When does it end: In one month, July 11 is the final?
So, a month from now there will be a new Campeon del Mundo and
the biggest sporting event in the world will be over for another 4 years.
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