Right, this is a semi-serious attempt to reach a World Cup decision.
We naturally wish England especially well, or most of us do, and it would indeed be marvellous to see Roy Hodgson lead Jordan and Co to as advanced a stage of the tournament as possible up to and including the final.
But Salut! Sunderland will unofficially adopt another country as second team. Regard it as your first if you really loathe England.
People have already expressed preferences: Greece, Algeria, Germany, Chile, Belgium and so on. I shall regard those as votes already cast.
Can everyone else, or as many as can be bothered, nominate their choice below?
I will then twist Jake’s arm to dream up something appropriate to illustrate our support.
Ha’way Someone Else’s Lads.
Here is a poll I just created. Observant readers will notice that Brazil is missing. I am allowed only 30 possibilities so the host country seemed the only obvious one to omit. I will make up for it by saying at every opportunity that Brazil remains an option and you can vote for in Comments.
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