In life, there are certain certainties. The universe is immense. Your kids will probably disappoint you. And Germany will always make it to the knockout round of the World Cup. Wait what?! Korea had something to say about that last one? Teen, Chris, and Mark relive a glorious game and revel in the even more glorious outbursts of shared celebrations between Korea, Mexico, and the rest of the world in Germany’s embarrassment.
The following are edited excerpts from “Korea Saves The World (Cup) By Knocking Out Germany,” the 34th episode of Plan A’s podcast, Escape From Plan A.
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I have to say, [the Korean and Mexican celebration] was one of the most spontaneous and natural expressions of loving life I’ve ever seen. I don’t know how else to put it.
This has been an amazing World Cup for me. Greatest one in my lifetime. I like to see underdogs, the non-established, the not-big-name countries play their hearts out, even if they don’t get a result.
Today was Roy Choi’s fucking fantasy.