With the exception of the opening game of the tournament and England’s eventful draw with USA, there hasn’t been too much to shout about yet at this World Cup. Whether it’s the altitude, the silly supermarket balls they’re using or those fucking annoying vuvuzelas that block out the noise of the crowd, the blue touch paper has yet to be lit in South Africa.
Hopefully, Italy can do something about that tonight. Nobody rates their chances, but then nobody did last time around either and we all know what happened in Berlin. Marcello Lippi’s men play Paraguay tonight, so why not line up those bottles of Peroni, have a punt on Antonio Di Natale to be first goalscorer and watch as the cameras to pan across to the ragazze in the crowd? Read more.