Germany v Australia, 2010 World Cup: Open Thread
This afternoon marks the opening game of the 2010 World Cup for Germany as they face a physically strong Australia side.
Before, during or after the match, feel free to share your opinions and observations about the big match here.
Starting line-ups are:
Germany: Neuer – Lahm, Mertesacker, Friedrich, Badstuber – Khedira, Schweinsteiger – Podolski, Ozil, Mueller – Klose
Australia: Schwarzer – Wilkshire, Moore, Neill, Chipperfield – Grella, Valeri – Emerton, Culina, Garcia – Cahill
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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT.
Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game.
Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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