From: Caspar
Subject: Who would God support?
Date: 1/3/2003

My friends and I are engaged in a heated debate: which soccer team
would God support?

I say it would surely be Real Madrid, with their saintly all-white
strip, supreme elegance and style, and of course their incredible
track record.

My Brasilian friend says that God would surely support Brasil: he gave
them the most beautiful women, the best beaches, and the best soccer
team.

Another friend say that Manchester United would be God's choice. But
my response to this is: how could God support the RED DEVILS?

I would love to hear your opinions on this matter.

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From: Patrick Kehoe
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 2/3/2003

God supports Brazil at World Cup time, allowing Italy moments of
transubstanciation... Spurs in England... Real Madrid in Spain and B. Munich
in Germany... Rangers in Scotland and St Etiene in France...

The Devil supports Inter in Italy, Man U in England, Hearts in Scotland and
Flamingo in Brazil...

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From: Paul C
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 2/3/2003

Read your bible

Matthew 12:42 "The queen of the south shall rise up"

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From: Paul Louis
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 2/3/2003

Father: Vatican City
Son: Sunderland (he loves the meek)
Holy Ghost: Bayer Leverkusen (well, they are a shadow of their former
selves)

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From: Mohammad F. Zaman
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 2/3/2003

God supports Argentina.. He's been scoring goals for them in the World Cups
too!!

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From: Michael Hynes
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 3/3/2003

Which God ? 

Odin would probably support Sheffield Wednesday. 

Thor , I am guessing Viking Stavanger. 

Zeus must be an Olympiakos supporter. 

Hercules supports the eponymous team from Alicante. 

and our Christian god must be rooting for Santos.  Only question is,
which one ?

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From: Markus
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 3/3/2003

Thor is the God who makes thunder and lightning, surely he supports Lyn 
(Lightning), with Brann (Fire) being his second team.

I'd say it's probably Fry who supports Viking while his wife Frya roots 
for Haugesund.

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From: Zlata Militaru
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 4/3/2003

There is no cat; there is no cradle.

But if there was a God, I'm sure he (or she) would be a fan of the 
Tricolorii. I seem to recall from Sunday school back in the day, a 
Bible passage something along the lines of "blessed are the meek, for
they shall inherit the earth."

Actually, when you think about it, God would probably be a fan of one
of those really little pathetic countries that make Romania look like a
first world capitalist paradise, like, I don't know, the Gabon.

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From: Karel Stokkermans
Subject: Re: Who would God support?
Date: 5/3/2003

"Jackie Tellier"  wrote

> Well, that's Jesus (God); champion of the poor, meek downtrodden...pick your
> team ;)

In that case, how about TOP TV?  Not only are they on just 1 win from
11 matches in the Uganda top division and on their way down, but their
name abbreviates Tower Of Praise TeleVision.  Alternatively I can offer
the 'Holy Stars' from Techiman, who spent a single season at the first
level in Ghana (1986).  The 'Soccer Missionaries' from Fosu managed
two seasons.

However, personally I believe God supports Oude God Sport, once a 
redoubtable side in 'Bevordering' (the Belgian fourth level) but
meanwhile fooling around in 4e provinciale Antwerpen (that's the
eighth level over there).  How could He fail to support a team
called 'Old God Sport'?

Cheers,
Karel