Congratulazioni Italia!

Exciting World Cup finish today, utterly fascinating World Cup. I’m not a fan of the Penalty Kick off, but hey, a game has to end somehow.

I am quite curious to find out what really happened with Zidane — I’ll bet there is more to the story than we know right now.

Regardless, Italy toughed it out, and deserve to hoist the championship trophy . . .    


UPDATE July 9, 2006 10:02pm: 

I ripped the closing montage ABC put together over U2′s live performance of One:

click for video (it loads slowly)


U2 One (2006 WorldCup).mp4

UPDATE: July 13, 2006 10:23 am

This terrific Zidane photo is circulating (I don’t know if it is photoshopped or real, but its very funny):


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