Box to Box Special | Diogo Dalot & Statman Dave

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    roseguy64 Full Member

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    So Man United have hired Statman Dave (his own channel and Full Time Devils) to produce vids for the channel. His first one was about the win against Leicester.

    Dalot is on this version so it's worthy to be highlighted. Is it a regular thing for Porto players to learn foreign languages?
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Id say they take english in school and seeing as he has just left school he would be pretty well versed in it
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    Portuguese people learn it in school, dont think it has to do with Porto. Look at Bernardo, he speaks it also well
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    People learn English in school, believe it or not!
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    roseguy64 Full Member

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    I only ask because I'm wondering if it's encouraged for the guys in English academies versus Portuguese ones for them to learn at school.
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    Big Andy Is really a midget

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    His sister and mum live in England too,
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    Doesn't almost everyone learn how to speak English (or/and French) at school?
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Yeah virtually every European country teaches English as a required subject at some point. The quality of the education usually makes a difference, some countries are better than others.
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    Don Alfredo Full Member

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    Really interesting this. Is that a new thing that a club's channel is having tactical analysis or have other clubs been doing this before?

    Also what happens when United has some weaker games, is he allowed to criticize the players / tactics / manager?
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    settembrini Full Member

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    I've seen a few of this guy's videos before and they are pretty good. Well thought and presented, not AFTV style rants etc.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Probably not so much on the United channel but he has his own channel
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Far from it. Who also learns a language just by going to school as a kid? I learned English my playing video games and watching cartoons. By the time the school started to teach me I was already fluent.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    This :lol: I’d be shocked at a 19 year old lad with a lesser command of English than Dalot.
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    onemanarmy Full Member

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    We learned French and English from the age of 10. Probably because Dutch is only spoke in a few countries... :p
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    WR10 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    It was interesting to see Dalot display his intelligence there. He always takes the ‘what would I hate to defend myself’ approach that I wish Shaw does as well. A lot of the balls that Shaw attempts to put in the box seem half assed and lack the conviction and intelligence Dalot has.
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    Impressed by the English.
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    Glad they didnt hire Statman Dave when Mourinho was our manager. It was have made for grim viewing on our own channel.

    "Well we kept our shape, I suppose."
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    Trizy Full Member

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    I actually like Statman Dave so good on him for getting the job. Bit of a gimp look about him but he talks sense.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Yea me two. Benelux and Nordic countries take English studies more seriously that others. You have to consider that our TV isn't dubbed whilst people in Poland, Germany, Spain etc grew up with practically no English in TV or movies. I think that I'm correct when I say that Spain stopped dubbing so much very recently for the very specific reason that the people would get better at English.
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    Were you shocked by young Ronaldo's English? :nervous:

    I'll see myself out before I get stoned for blasphemy.
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    Here (in Serbia) you get to choose first foreign language in the 3rd grade of elementary school (9 y of age) then you get to choose the second language in the 5th grade (11 y of age). You can choose from Russian, English, German, French, Spanish and think they added some others recently as well.
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    I’ll never take a word he says seriously as I remember him putting Darren Fletcher in his all time Man United 11.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Started it last season but I think he is regular this season.
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    Impressive young man !
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