Question Of The Day

The Kickoff

July 07, 2006

Are World Cup finalists Italy and France the two best teams in the tournament?

Germany had home-field advantage, Brazil had the pedigree, but only Italy and France excelled at every facet of the game throughout the knockout rounds.

Michael Kinstlinger

Pikesville

Does it matter? Like any sport they were better than their opponents when it counted and, therefore, are in the final.

Rick China

Stevensville

With a referee call here or there, or better acting job on a "dive," any one of five or six teams could have made this final, but France and Italy deserve to be there.

Michael S. Herman Sr.

Baldwin

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