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Simply, Thank You!

Written by María Romina Mascareño · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 21 July 2014 @ 18:00 pm | No Comments

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil [1] is over and Argentina didn't win this time. A week after the final match, there are still lots of reflections and comments about the performance of the Argentinian national team [2]. This time, we find a hearfelt comment [3] by Manuel de León, where he expresses his grattitud to the crew on his blog [4]:

 No son magos, pero 23 jugadores y un cuerpo técnico que eran sumamente criticados dieron vuelta la tortilla e hicieron que hasta el más incrédulo, se llenara de fe y esperanza. El mundo entero vio la bandera Argentina y escuchó el himno nacional de nuestro país en una final de la copa del mundo. No pasa todos los días. Es por tal motivo, que no encuentro otra manera de terminar este texto: tan solo, GRACIAS.

They are not magicians, but 23 players and a technical staff who were severely criticized and who turned things over and filled even the most skeptical ones with faith and hope. The whole world saw the Argentinian flag and heard our country national anthem on a World Cup finale. This doesn't happen every day. That's why I can't think of other way of ending this text: just THANK YOU.

You can follow Manuel on Twitter [5]

This post was part of the eleventh #LunesDeBlogsGV [6], (Monday of blogs on GV) on July 14, 2014. 

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URLs in this post:

[1] 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_FIFA_World_Cup

[2] Argentinian national team: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentina_national_football_team

[3] hearfelt comment: http://futbolshampan.blogspot.com.ar/2014/07/simplemente-gracias.html

[4] blog: http://futbolshampan.blogspot.com.ar/

[5] Twitter: https://twitter.com/Manudeleon

[6] #LunesDeBlogsGV: http://es.globalvoicesonline.org/2014/04/30/comparte-tus-posts-con-global-voices-lunesdeblogsgv/

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