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THIS IS WHY THE BEST PLAYERS PLAY IN SPAIN!

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by U14281003 07 July 2010
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Its no wonder the best players in the world opt to play in the spanish la liga you watch there national team play its no wonder the best in the business from all over the world choose spain

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posted Jul 8, 2010

look at how many la liga players are going to play in the world cup final and look at how many prem players are going to play ..debate over... laugh

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posted Jul 8, 2010

After reading most of the above posts about why a player or indeed poster w/ choose to live in Spain rather than the UK, I think too little importance has been given to how much better people eat in Spain. I'm not advocating that carp about a "mediterranean diet", rather I'm referring to how much the humble "tapa" means in the daily life of a country. When you can just have a small plate of sth. delicious to accompany your beer, it really makes you feel better.

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posted Jul 8, 2010

terrypaine the beer isnt good in spain.

its rancid.

france/belgoum/germany/holland granted lovely lager. but spain its not good , so doesreally matter if you can get callamari a couple of oysters and chorizo in red wine with it!!

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posted Jul 8, 2010

Mystiroakey...The point realy is as clear as day, Atletico Madrid are fully expected to make the top 4 next season as the Bookies are well aware where as Fulham have no chance, only a WUM of the highest order would not agree with the point biggrin

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posted Jul 8, 2010

miss throaty:
the point I was trying to make was not about the merits or demerits of Spanish beer. It's different from other beers in the same way that English coffee is totally unlike real coffee, agreed. I was suggesting that it's really nice to be able to have a small, tasty snack with your drink.

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posted Jul 8, 2010

I guess some people never heard of cruzampo, damm, mahou, san miguel , all fine spanish beers but than again if you've only ever to benidorm you wouldn't about them..laugh

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posted Jul 9, 2010

seriously do you realoly like them above beers, i actually think estrella would be the best spainish beer. but sadly the rest of europe has much more depth of beer than the spainish. sure spain have depth with snacks on the side. the winner must be belgium in terms of beer quality and depth, with ruby leffe as the spicy good looking midfielder and the clinical kwack as the deadly finsher!!

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posted Jul 9, 2010

True, the best players may play in Spain but only the very best get a chance to play in La Liga if they are not Spanish. Unfortunately the Premier League seems to revel in filling its ranks with foreign players of all abilities under the pretence of being the best league in the world. If you look at La Liga, a high percentage of its players are Spanish, a percentage that British players in the Premier League could only dream of.

I say British because the influx in cheap foreign talent into the Premier league is not just hitting the England national team. Since the Premier League took off, Scotland haven't been to a World Cup and for Wales and NI, qualification is a pipedream as well.

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posted Jul 10, 2010

Cynical Joe-

You're advising someone to cancel their Sky subscription and stop watching too much of the Premier League- where are they going to watch La Liga then?
You have some valid points but-
'La Liga match atmosphere is far better, the players are more technical and skilful'
Not really relevant in terms of competitiveness in a league, or in entertainment terms, more technical football does not necessarily equal more entertainment.
'look back over the last 15-20 years and you will see that it is more competitive'
In fairness, what does it matter how competitive it was 20 years ago? The debate is about now.

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posted Jul 18, 2010

Alhambra beer's quite nice. But we're a wine-loving rather than a beer-loving country. It shows in our football. Drogba should play here. He loves a good wine too.

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