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the US hates soccer...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by EasyEB, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. EasyEB

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    awesome reaction to Landon Donovan's game winning goal against Algeria.

     
  2. BritishBluesBoy

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    Nice!
     
  3. Rob1466

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    Well done to the US for getting through the next round :)
     
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    It's called football, not soccer.
     
  5. Yoni

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    It's not that we hate soccer, we just stop caring after middle school.
     
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    The most popular (sport?) in the USA is WWE wrestling. Its the #1 most watched show on cable TV every week.
     
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    I always thought wrestling was rigged, so you can't really call that a sport can you?
     
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    LMAO, yep that pretty much sums it up!
     
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    I watched that video and I'm not buying it. Those were actors on a Hollywood soundstage pretending to be soccer fans in bars across America watching that game.

    I'm right, huh? ;o)

    BTW, one good thing about soccer... 90 minutes kicking the ball around and usually only one or two highlights. Saves lots of time on TV sportscasts!
     
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    Who is "we"? Are you including all Americans in your analysis, because there seemed to be quite a few Americans in that video who cared rather a lot. Admittedly, in a country of over 350 million people, the video represented only a tiny portion, but you naysayers can't deny that there are plenty of soccer fans in America.


    And yes, I know that it's called football in other parts of the world. Get over it.
     
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    Thanks for correcting everyone multiple times Rob1466...it's quite endearing.
     
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    I'd rather watch wrastlin' than soccer any day.

    I was in a store airing the world cup on tv today, and I thought people were exagerating about those vuvuzelas, man, those damn things are annoying.
     
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    counter
     
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    As I said in another post, ten years from now soccer will be just about passing hockey as the fourth most watched sport in America. Once the MLS goes full circle and starts getting a few US stars to follow, look out. I'm talking world class soccer here in the US. It's coming.
     
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    I like soccer... I agree the majority dont care for it...
     
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    Not quite sure how that was the World's reaction, but obviously some Americans care about it, maybe in another four years more will. However, I sort of suspect that the reaction is intensified by watching the grass grow for 90 minutes while drinking a lot of beer.
     
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    Viva Futbol!

    I watch at the laundry on Univision while washing clothes. I get to learn spanish and interact with people with whom I have nothing else in common that I know of.
     
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    Coin operated washing machines- bringing diverse cultures together since 1934
     
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    I once was given the choice between watching a whole soccer game or having a frontal lobotomy.


    I dink I maid da wite chooseded.
     
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    Thanks for filling us in. Perhaps a little more attention to the hands would be in order, though.

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