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The Female Perspective on the 2014 World Cup

Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 24 June 2014 @ 6:00 am | No Comments

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Dalia Gutmann reviews [1] the football players she's had a crush on from 1990 FIFA World Cup Italy to the current one in Brazil on the website OhLaLá!. After mentioning her favorite one in each of these sporting events, she confesses:

Como notarán, la única razón por la que puedo registrar a un jugador es si está fuerte o si sale con alguna “famosa”. Es que de fútbol no sé NADA. Lo único que sé es que durante este mes las prioridades de los hombres cambian y la mayoría deja de registrarnos. Ninguno nos da pelota, así que no nos queda otra que babosearnos con estos muchachitos que corren detrás de una ídem (aunque a la mayoría -aceptémoslo- ¡¡¡ya le llevemos como una década!!!)

As you may notice, the only reason I can take note of a player is if he's hot or if he's dating some “famous” woman. It's just that I know nothing AT ALL about football. The only thing I know is that during this month, men's priorities will change and most of them will leave us behind. None of them will care for us, so there is no other option for us than drool over these boys that run after a ball (even though -let's face it- we're older than them by like a decade!!!).


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