Hup Holland Hup or Viva Espana?

2010-07-11 19:17

Despite the prediction of the famous “psychic” octopus – that Spain

will be victorious tonight – a 12-year-old from Holland believes his team will

lift the trophy in the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

“Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie will win it for us,” says Robbie

Curfs.

Not so, says Pablo Lopez (20) from Madrid.

He agrees with Curfs that the final score will be 2-1, but Lopez

predicts that the two goals will come courtesy of Spain’s David Villa and

Fernando Torres.

Ken Luke (37) from Alkmaar in the Netherlands believes tonight’s

match will be “brilliant and one big party”.

“I arrived today and my experience has been perfect and the people

are also perfect,” he says.

Luke believes Jabulani will be knocked into the net by Robin van

Persie and Dirk Kuyt.

“Van Persie will score 2 and (Wesley) Sneijder will score the

last,” he maintains.

David Milagro, also from Madrid, is hoping for a 3-0 thrashing of

the Dutch team tonight.

The 39-year-old has been in South Africa for five days and

considers it a “very good, very nice place” to which he would love to return one

day.

Erduardo Smith (50), from Rotterdam in the Netherlands, is the

stoic among the lot.

“It doesn’t matter what the score is, as long as we take the cup

with us,” he shrugs.

 

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