"I see that you are having a serious conversation)) What about Arsenal? Are there any more fans? I will definitely bet on their victory this season. I have not done this before, but I am already studying information about bookmakers -…"
"Hi Eric! I am glad to meet a man who loves football. Although I understand that it is difficult to find a person in London who does not have his favorite team)) I support Liverpool. What about you? Who is your favorite this season?"
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