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==The "Scroll Wheel Incident"==
Almost bigger news than the World Cup itself was the famed "Scroll Wheel Incident," which occured in Round II when [[Belgium]] and [[USA]] agreed to a [[mutual PiC]], or so they thought.  When the match had ended, it was clear that Belgium had not [[PiC]]ed, and USA users were outraged.  [[GM-Moons]], manager of the Belgian National Team at the time, issued a statement saying that he was "very sorry" and that the failure to Play it Cool was "due to a Scroll Wheel incident."  The majority of USA users didn't believe him at first, but after time went by, it became clear to everyone that whether or not he meant to do this, he was clearly sorry it happened.  The USA was eliminated from the World Cup due to this incident, and most USA users still hold a grudge against Belgium because of the incidentMost have speculated that the poor performance was in reality due to poor planning on the part of [[ArdentEnthusiast]], who was willing to PiC a match that was a "must win" for the USA.
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Almost bigger news than the World Cup itself was the famed "Scroll Wheel Incident," which occured in Round II when [[Belgium]] and [[USA]] agreed to a [[mutual PiC]], or so they thought.  When the match had ended, it was clear that Belgium had not [[PiC]]ed, and USA users were outraged.  [[GM-Moons]], manager of the Belgian National Team at the time, issued a statement saying that he was "very sorry" and that the failure to Play it Cool was "due to a Scroll Wheel incident."  The majority of USA users didn't believe him at first, but after time went by, it became clear to everyone that whether or not he meant to do this, he was clearly sorry it happened.  The USA was eliminated from the World Cup due to this incident, and most USA users still hold a grudge against Belgium because of itThe decision by [[ArdentEnthusiast]] to PiC a match that was a "must win" for the USA was controversial at the time.
  
  

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World Cup VI

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The "Scroll Wheel Incident"

Almost bigger news than the World Cup itself was the famed "Scroll Wheel Incident," which occured in Round II when Belgium and USA agreed to a mutual PiC, or so they thought. When the match had ended, it was clear that Belgium had not PiCed, and USA users were outraged. GM-Moons, manager of the Belgian National Team at the time, issued a statement saying that he was "very sorry" and that the failure to Play it Cool was "due to a Scroll Wheel incident." The majority of USA users didn't believe him at first, but after time went by, it became clear to everyone that whether or not he meant to do this, he was clearly sorry it happened. The USA was eliminated from the World Cup due to this incident, and most USA users still hold a grudge against Belgium because of it. The decision by ArdentEnthusiast to PiC a match that was a "must win" for the USA was controversial at the time.


World Cup

Japan & Korea 15 · Argentina 17 · Netherlands 19 · USA 21 · Spain 23 · Brazil 25 · China 27 · Germany 29 · Russia 31 · Portugal 33 · Belgium 35 · Colombia 37 · Greece 39 · Thailand 41 · South Africa 43 · India 45 · Trinidad and Tobago 47 · Israel 49 · Montenegro 51 · Tunisia 53 · Brazil 55 · Andorra 57 · Indonesia 59 · Estonia 61 · France 63 · Guatemala 65 · Oceania 67 · Latvia 69 · Croatia 71 · Benin 73 ·

U-20 World Cup

Germany 16 · Oceania 18 · Romania 20 · Egypt 22 · Chile 24 · Italy 26 · Mexico 28 · Israel 30 · Malaysia 32 · Peru 34 · Finland 36 · Kenya 38 · Canada 40 · Iran 42 · Bosnia Herzegovina 44 · Poland 46 · Panama 48 · Finland 50 · Norway 52 · Italy 54 · Belgium 56 · Romania 58 · Faroe Islands 60 · Ivory Coast 62 · Pakistan 64 · USA 66 · El Salvador 68 · Sweden 70 · Kazakhstan 72 · Bulgaria 74 ·