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  1. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    True, it is important for a new keeper to gain the respect of his defenders, but in high pressure situations like the World Cup, the mentallity of the defenders could be similar. No one has any patience for underperformance. All I'm saying is that no matter who you are, it looks better to...
  2. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    You misunderstand me. I meant that giving effort and coming close inspires your team to perform better for you as a keeper. Whereas standing and letting the ball past you without moving gives your team nothing. It is all relative too. I'm not saying that a good attempt at a scoring shot...
  3. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    Well, yes and no. I can't recall ever being caught flat footed, but I've seen it happen that teams get disheartened by that. Think about it. It appears as if the scoring team hardly had to try.
  4. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    Actually, being caught flat footed is bad for the teams moral. If a keeper stretches out, and really gives it his all, but the ball stills goes in, this can fire up a team to get that goal back. Whereas, if a keeper just stands there and the ball goes in, then it is disheartening to the team.
  5. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    I'd like to see an interview where Buffon says anything like that, because I've read plenty where he says he is the best, and refers to his transfer fee as proof.
  6. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    But Trez was the top scorer in Serie A, but he wasn't the most expensive striker in the world. See my point?
  7. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    no, he wasn't, were you watching the same games that I was?
  8. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    Yes :irritate:
  9. Ian

    Best def/mid/forw in Juve 01/02

    Thuram/Davdis/Trez