What on earth is happening?

Startled, Amazed, Taken aback, Aghast, Flabbergasted, Relieved were some of the reactions of different people supporting different teams this World Cup (#MeriDoosriCountry #ApniKaCaptainInstaParRotaHai #PhirBhiMeriDoosriCountry) except Ballwinder.

“Paaji, no wonder India has banned betting, all our obvious bets are going down the drain!”, I said with an excited demeanour. Ballwinder Paaji was still unfazed. I wanted him to give a reaction at least after Brazil-Switzerland draw. So then I broke to him all the surprises that have occurred as yet.


Spain-Portugal draw

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Spain – Portugal Draw Picture Courtesy: https://indianexpress.com/article/fifa/fifa-world-cup-2018-gerard-pique-says-cristiano-ronaldo-prone-to-diving-after-thrilling-draw-5220107/


Argentina – Iceland Draw


globallinksnow argentina iceland
Picture Courtesy: https://globallinksnow.com/messi-misses-penalty-in-argentina-vs-iceland-leading-to-1-1-draw/


Mexico stun Germany 1-0

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Brazil – Switzerland Draw

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(Buda Mendes) ;  http://www.sportingnews.com/soccer/news/brazil-vs-switzerland-live-blog-text-commentary-line-ups-stream–tv-channel/1j8hhwdi6j2sz1xfnhnvn9iqx7


” WHAT IS HAPPENING!!” I exclaimed this time, hoping to get a reaction at least now!

Ballwinder takes a well-deep sip of his beer, licks his lips, very calmly dusts his moustache to remove any hint of any froth, takes a deep breath while looking at his beer mug and says with a deep voice,

“Winter is Coming.”

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Winter Is Coming”


“Even my beer is not chilled any more”, looks at me, hangs his head in helplessness and  repeats with even more pain,

“Winter is Coming.”



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