Midway through the Group Matches, following are my quick thoughts:
(01) Wow, Yellow Cards and Red Cards are being handed out like candy. Even stars like Klose and Kaka are not spared. There has been some Oscar-worthy acting going on 🙂
(02) Powerhouses like Italy, England, Germany and Spain are struggling. For the sake of awesome knockout matches, I wish there are no huge upsets by teams who cannot keep up the performance levels later on.
(03) Argentina and Brazil (forget the last 20 minutes of the game with Ivory Coast) looks strong.
And finally, the Vuvuzela is a bit annoying 🙂