O.K. First some bragging (hope it is the right word?).We have beaten Russia
yesterday.32-27.Hehehehe, we are gooooooooooood.By the way, I am sure
95% of you don"t know where Croatia is.Look it up on the map.Central Europe; just north of Italy.You shall see then that we are a rather small country with small population; which makes our sport achievements even greater, especially when playing agains someone as big as Russia.Ah, darn it, what can I say?Us Croats are born to win... :D :D We have placed in the next round as a first in group.Going up against Norway or Denmark, dunno.
That will be a great game to.
As fot he game itself; it is much more similar to basketball than it is to football, like elc saed.Few basic rules; No more than 4 steps with a ball in hands without dribblin, or it is traveling.No going inside the 6 meter diameter of the goalkeeper (always painted with blue or something) or it is a foul.
No too harsh stopping the opposite player (although, if you have seen some handball games, well...pretty close to hokey ;) ), especially when he is in the air, cause it is 2 mins suspension and a foul.The ball musn"t hit a player in the leg or it is given to opposite team.Changes in the game are really frequent;
you even have some players that play only defense and some only offense.
There is this guy in out team that they call Secretary of defense, go figure.
Hehe, a bit more bragging, we also have the best player in the world; Ivano Balić.Penalty shots are shot from 7 meters.2 halftimes; 30 minutes each.That is about it, as far as the basics.Anyone care to find out more, like I saed, there is a world cup going on in Germany.Eurosport covers some games, so; Check it out.