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Bunch of pricks.
Or is it just us (and New Zealand)?
Or is that just us?
Olympics and World Cup (notionally).
i'd imagine Spain get a fair amount of grief, especially from Latin America and Portugal (and France and Italy?). add in to this the common conception that sportsmen like Rafa Nadal and Bertie Contador are shameless drug cheats, and Fernando Alonso being a prick without redeeming human qualities
One of my favourite international beeves this. Really wish it was the WC final last year.
croatia (am i making that up?)
particularly with other countries in the British Isles.
Reminded of when England played rugby for the first time at the redeveloped Croke Park. Can't remember anything said about the poignancy of Scotland's or Wales' visits, only England's.
Loathed by basically everyone in the surrounding areas
you know there's some hatred going on
Historical cunts/Extremely Needy/Massively Overrated in most sports is a terrible combination, but its mainly the first bit. Somehow worse than say, Germany (hard to hate ruthless efficiency when it actually works).