You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport? - MensTennisForums.com

View Poll Results: What do you do in this sticky situation which you created?
Support my old team, new country number 2 team 7 87.50%
Support my new team, old country number 1 0 0%
Support my home country and hate on new countries team 0 0%
Depends whether It was my choice to move or whether it was my parents 1 12.50%
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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 12-20-2011, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
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You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

Never moved countries but i've seen examples of both.

It seems most still support their birth country but adopt their new one as number 2 team.

But if seen the opposite, and also people who move to a new country and hate on the team of their new place of residence

What would/have you do/done in this situation?

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Ofcours supporting the birth country...

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old country, same as my children's children will always support.

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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

No way
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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

Depends. If my home country's sportsmen are really from my home country, I will support them. Otherwise, it makes no difference if I support my new country's sportsmen 'cause I'd be supporting foreigners either way.

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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

I already moved twice between the countries but I have always supported and I will always support my birth country.

But I can't really say how I feel about sportsman from my current country... I wanted Netherlands to win football world cup but it's not that I started liking or hating their tennis players as I moved here.

so I don't know what to vote for

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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

Not quite that far yet.

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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

i will support both of my new and old teams
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Never.

I've supported Canada living in five different countries, always will. Though I find myself cheering on France and Germany because I have so many friends there - when Canada is not involved of course
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Of course not! I lived in Hungary for a year and while I do feel a special connection with the country and its people, I would never support it over Portugal. No way. Even if I had lived there for 10 years...
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I support whatever I supported before. Which is most likely not my homeland, but the country whose individual players (or style) I like the most. My national conscience approaches zero in this regard, especially in Davis Cup.
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I wouldn't.
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Re: You move to another country, do you support them over your homeland in sport?

No, I wouldn't. I'd always support Scotland/Britain.

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