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Spider
02-06-2009, 11:35 AM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

Smiling Assassin27
02-06-2009, 11:39 AM
while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing ,

you forgot crocheting, blowing dandelions, and enduring licks from a kitten...


p.s. apology accepted

Kaylore
02-06-2009, 11:41 AM
I don't mind Soccer either. I like to watch the world cup and half my family played it. But it's just so fun to make fun of. Soccer fans get so angry and the brow-beating about how the rest of the world loves it and so we must is the best. I offer no apology. If you weren't so insecure about it you wouldn't have a cow when people made fun of it.

Every game has something stupid about it. We know the flaws of football better than anyone. Soccer's flaw is it's mostly just guys running back and forth and therefore boring. Get over it.

Smiling Assassin27
02-06-2009, 11:43 AM
this dude eats soccer players for energy..

http://tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:d7RumhZc6JPm4M:http://www.sportlive.it/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/sebastien-chabal.jpg

Mediator12
02-06-2009, 11:56 AM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

I used to take offense, but then I realized everyone is entitled to their opinion. Who cares anymore. Soccer will be a third tier sport in the US as long as the big three rule the economic dollars.

Too bad the USA basketball program can no longer boast world domination like the dream team did back in Barcelona though. As for Football, it should be exported, but it costs too much for third world countries to play, unlike baseball. Hell, MLB and NHL have a ton of foreigners too.

Smiling Assassin27
02-06-2009, 11:58 AM
I used to take offense, but then I realized everyone is entitled to their opinion. Who cares anymore. Soccer will be a third tier sport in the US as long as the big three rule the economic dollars.

Too bad the USA basketball program can no longer boast world domination like the dream team did back in Barcelona though. As for Football, it should be exported, but it costs too much for third world countries to play, unlike baseball. Hell, MLB and NHL have a ton of foreigners too.

QFT. It only takes a ball and two shirts to get a soccer game going--which is why the rest of the world naturally gravitates to it. Very low cost sport, generally.

Mediator12
02-06-2009, 12:05 PM
QFT. It only takes a ball and two shirts to get a soccer game going--which is why the rest of the world naturally gravitates to it. Very low cost sport, generally.

NO one outside the US uses shinguards either for the most part growing up. Hell, I STILL can not feel anything below my knees anymore when I get hit or kicked by the kids. I got a scar on my leg a couple of months ago I never knew was bleeding until my daughter saw it!

Hotrod
02-06-2009, 12:13 PM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

apology accepted

Oh wait I hate soccer

I doubt cupcake is going to be able to forgive us.

Spider
02-06-2009, 12:13 PM
I used to take offense, but then I realized everyone is entitled to their opinion. Who cares anymore. Soccer will be a third tier sport in the US as long as the big three rule the economic dollars.

Too bad the USA basketball program can no longer boast world domination like the dream team did back in Barcelona though. As for Football, it should be exported, but it costs too much for third world countries to play, unlike baseball. Hell, MLB and NHL have a ton of foreigners too.

it is more then dollars , it is stuff like this we want to see .....
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Wilson_Heap.gif
or
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Elways20helicopter.gif
and
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/boom.gif
and
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Hall1.gif
we want hits like this .......I used have the one of Brown laying wood to Chambers in Denver

Atlas
02-06-2009, 12:22 PM
I love run,kick,run,flop,run,kick.............

http://euroross.blogspot.com/soccer1.jpg

Atlas
02-06-2009, 12:24 PM
I think any sport where men run around and grab other men's junk is just so typically Euro.

http://www.soccersucks.net/soccer_perversion_9.jpghttp://sportzfun.com/photos/albums/soccer/soccer_gay3.jpg
http://www.strangesports.com/images/content/2239.jpg

ZachKC
02-06-2009, 12:26 PM
Soccer fans get so angry and the brow-beating about how the rest of the world loves it and so we must is the best.

Weird. I never saw anything like that in the previous thread.

Atlas
02-06-2009, 12:29 PM
Afterall guys who play soccer just seem to really want to play grab ass.

http://rumcorps.net/rebellion/files/2007/01/gay-soccer.jpg
http://www.dailyhaha.com/_pics/gay_soccer_players.jpg

Garcia Bronco
02-06-2009, 12:38 PM
That I have insulted ....

well...yeah

JJG
02-06-2009, 12:40 PM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

you don't really need to apologize. I was never insulted. In fact, it made my afternoon go alot faster.

LordHelmchen
02-06-2009, 12:40 PM
Afterall guys who play soccer just seem to really want to play grab ass.


Interesting that you bring grab ass into the discussion.. QB / Center :wiggle:

Mediator12
02-06-2009, 12:41 PM
Afterall guys who play soccer just seem to really want to play grab ass.

http://rumcorps.net/rebellion/files/2007/01/gay-soccer.jpg
http://www.dailyhaha.com/_pics/gay_soccer_players.jpg

Obviously you have never been at the bottom of a pile in Football....

Dudes grab everything to get at the ball :thumbsup:

Broncomutt
02-06-2009, 12:43 PM
it is more then dollars , it is stuff like this we want to see .....
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Wilson_Heap.gif
or
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Elways20helicopter.gif
and
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/boom.gif
and
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/spiderinwy/Hall1.gif
we want hits like this .......I used have the one of Brown laying wood to Chambers in Denver

I agree about the boring nature of soccer.

But I do remember watching this happen live....

23364

It felt so weird to gain a small measure of respect for a soccer player and a Frenchman at the same time.:strong:

kamakazi_kal
02-06-2009, 01:52 PM
soccer is ghayyyy

PaintballCLE
02-06-2009, 01:53 PM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

dont apologize for ****......**** all those soccer fans. Soccer will NEVER be a sport in the US. And thats the whay it should be.:thumbsup:

chrisp
02-06-2009, 02:12 PM
This is just soooooo bizarre.

I love both sports. Yet both sports are so totally different.

And with all the yanks going on about how soft and pansy the "soccer" is, let me tell you that american football gets every bit as much ridicule in the rest of the workd for the fact that they wear pads (particularly from the rugby crowd).

For what its worth, I don't share that view - being truly independent I recognise that if it wasn't for the pads PEOPLE WOULD DIE, nevertheless, it still amusing. Plus that's not really the point. EVERY sport is a physical contest that requires a SPECIFIC TYPE of physical ability. Its absurd to suggest any one is 'harder' than the other.

The real point is that but for an accident of birth and geography, every single one of you ridiculing soccer for being a soft sport would be doing EXACTLY the same to your own game. Its just a cultural thing, which has much more to do with what you happen to grow up with than the sport itself

The Joker
02-06-2009, 02:23 PM
This is just soooooo bizarre.

I love both sports. Yet both sports are so totally different.

And with all the yanks going on about how soft and pansy the "soccer" is, let me tell you that american football gets every bit as much ridicule in the rest of the workd for the fact that they wear pads (particularly from the rugby crowd).

For what its worth, I don't share that view - being truly independent I recognise that if it wasn't for the pads PEOPLE WOULD DIE, nevertheless, it still amusing. Plus that's not really the point. EVERY sport is a physical contest that requires a SPECIFIC TYPE of physical ability. Its absurd to suggest any one is 'harder' than the other.

The real point is that but for an accident of birth and geography, every single one of you ridiculing soccer for being a soft sport would be doing EXACTLY the same to your own game. Its just a cultural thing, which has much more to do with what you happen to grow up with than the sport itself

By far the best post I've ever seen on this subject.

Hotrod
02-06-2009, 02:31 PM
This is just soooooo bizarre.

I love both sports. Yet both sports are so totally different.

And with all the yanks going on about how soft and pansy the "soccer" is, let me tell you that american football gets every bit as much ridicule in the rest of the workd for the fact that they wear pads (particularly from the rugby crowd).

For what its worth, I don't share that view - being truly independent I recognise that if it wasn't for the pads PEOPLE WOULD DIE, nevertheless, it still amusing. Plus that's not really the point. EVERY sport is a physical contest that requires a SPECIFIC TYPE of physical ability. Its absurd to suggest any one is 'harder' than the other.

The real point is that but for an accident of birth and geography, every single one of you ridiculing soccer for being a soft sport would be doing EXACTLY the same to your own game. Its just a cultural thing, which has much more to do with what you happen to grow up with than the sport itself

****'em were Americans our **** dont stink so why would we give 2 ****s what the world thinks.




Ok yes I'm joking :)

Spider
02-06-2009, 02:31 PM
well...yeah

Meh you dont count

Spider
02-06-2009, 02:39 PM
here is a sport ......
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Spider
02-06-2009, 02:58 PM
I think any sport where men run around and grab other men's junk is just so typically Euro.

http://www.soccersucks.net/soccer_perversion_9.jpghttp://sportzfun.com/photos/albums/soccer/soccer_gay3.jpg
http://www.strangesports.com/images/content/2239.jpg

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Dukes
02-06-2009, 03:12 PM
here is a sport ......
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Boxing isn't even relevent now that MMA has taken over.

Atlas
02-06-2009, 03:16 PM
Boxing isn't even relevent now that MMA has taken over.

MMA is a good example. There is no sport around that has more physical contact and is more intense and personal than MMA.

During these intense matches how many times have you see one guy during an MMA match reach over and grab the other guy's junk???

Soccer is gay

elsid13
02-06-2009, 03:38 PM
MMA is a good example. There is no sport around that has more physical contact and is more intense and personal than MMA.

During these intense matches how many times have you see one guy during an MMA match reach over and grab the other guy's junk???

Soccer is gay

The reason is nut shot are not allow in MMA now and points are lost. Back in the early days there were plenty of grad to your opponents nuts to win the match.

Atlas
02-06-2009, 03:39 PM
The reason is nut shot are not allow in MMA now and points are lost. Back in the early days there were plenty of grad to your opponents nuts to win the match.

They are not allowed in soccer either.

skpac1001
02-06-2009, 03:51 PM
here is a sport ......
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Man..... number 6 was pretty. Oldest combo in the books.

elsid13
02-06-2009, 03:51 PM
They are not allowed in soccer either.

Or football, but Hillis can attest to the fact they happen - See the Jets game.

I like the sport and it just as hard as any other professional sport. I don't know why Americans don't like it, but then again Hockey is becoming a fringe sport to . I do think one of the reasons it just doesn't fit the American TV viewing model.

Spider
02-06-2009, 04:45 PM
Man..... number 6 was pretty. Oldest combo in the books.

Yeah , that was text book ......... sweet science

Spider
02-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Boxing isn't even relevent now that MMA has taken over.

I like MMA , but I still like Boxing ..... we need a real American heavy weight to knock the piss out of Klitchsko

Los Broncos
02-06-2009, 04:48 PM
To me soccer is unwatchble, but I get what people see in it.

My son played soccer for a few years, he even hated it.

Spider
02-06-2009, 05:02 PM
To me soccer is unwatchble, but I get what people see in it.

My son played soccer for a few years, he even hated it.

My son played also , I played 1 season as a kid ............

Miss I.
02-10-2009, 06:49 PM
I played 13 years, 7 years old to 20 years old... loved it, I was on defense and I truly enjoyed beating the hell out of people to get the ball..fun days...sighhh

Circle Orange
02-11-2009, 08:57 AM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

The penalty is severe for this infraction. You must wear striped spandex shorts with no socks and chuck boots for a week. And yes, walk through construction sites while the men are at lunch. Hilarious!

BABronco
02-11-2009, 09:12 AM
This is just soooooo bizarre.

I love both sports. Yet both sports are so totally different.

And with all the yanks going on about how soft and pansy the "soccer" is, let me tell you that american football gets every bit as much ridicule in the rest of the workd for the fact that they wear pads (particularly from the rugby crowd).

For what its worth, I don't share that view - being truly independent I recognise that if it wasn't for the pads PEOPLE WOULD DIE, nevertheless, it still amusing. Plus that's not really the point. EVERY sport is a physical contest that requires a SPECIFIC TYPE of physical ability. Its absurd to suggest any one is 'harder' than the other.

The real point is that but for an accident of birth and geography, every single one of you ridiculing soccer for being a soft sport would be doing EXACTLY the same to your own game. Its just a cultural thing, which has much more to do with what you happen to grow up with than the sport itself

I would strongly disagree with this statement. I played both sports. Football for 5 years and rugby for 3. Football players, as most people know, use their pads as a weapon. Rugby players on the other hand, have no pads and thus can only use their body as a weapon. Which means they will not hit someone with the same velocity a football player would. Also, rugby, as far as I'm aware of has a rule which states one must actually wrap up a player and cannot just check as with football and hockey.

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:31 AM
Yet America's game, Baseball. What a manly game. Lets take steroids to hit... a ball harder.

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:35 AM
Soccer vs Football (or should it be apples vs oranges?)

It's been over a month since the Soccer world cup (actually the football world cup but I'll humour the Americans on this one) concluded and now that all the excitement has died down, we can probably look at things a bit more objectively. The title says it all. This is a comparison of Soccer and American Football (referred to hereafter as just football), but not like most you might have read till now. Every four years, the world (or at least most of it) unites in eager anticipation of the biggest event of the most popular sport in the world. Most Americans however, always find this the right time to declare their disdain for soccer. Mind you, not every American disdains soccer, but there are many of them who do it quite vocally on American sports shows, claiming to represent the whole of America. The funniest thing is that they keep rationalizing their disdain using a clever mix of faulty logic, sheer ignorance and doublethink which has been practiced to perfection.

I wouldn't really have any problem if they just came clean and told the rest of the world that they like other sports better for personal reasons. It is their attempts at rationalizing their essentially irrational response which irks me. I'm out to "debunk" some of the standard reasons they give for not liking soccer. One very obvious example of the doublethink that they indulge in is that many American parents send their kids to soccer practice when they are young, but once the kids grow up, they all collectively forget about soccer as a sport. It is quite typical of their response to the sport in general. However, I'm not going to start by rubbishing American football the way some soccer fans do. In fact I think American football does have some merits of it own which make it an interesting sport.

I'll start by listing some of the standard reasons Americans give for why soccer isn't an interesting sport followed by my analysis of the flaws, logical or otherwise in these reasons.

1.Soccer is just not physical enough.
The ones who make this comment are obviously those who either haven't played much soccer or simply do not have a good definition of what makes a sport physical. Those who play soccer professionally will know that you never get more than a few seconds of rest in close to 90 minutes of play. The reason for this is that the clock can never be stopped or reset or fiddled around with in soccer the way they do in American football. Football is a game that is played in bursts. A play in football may last for at most 20 seconds. The players get lots of rest between plays, not to forget the fact that they have different teams for offense, defense and for taking punts and field goals. What this means is that a football player is never actually playing for the entire duration of the game (which happens to be exactly 90 minutes). Soccer players on the other hand, have to play for a minimum of 90 minutes unless they are one of the three people who might be substituted. As a result, they usually run close to four miles each game (the goalkeeper is obviously the exception). The point I'm driving at is that football players are more capable of great bursts of power over extremely short durations while soccer players have much more stamina. It doesn't actually make much sense to compare these two very different sports. To put it in perspective, if there were a 50m sprint between a soccer player and a football player, the football player might emerge the winner (even this isn't a foregone conclusion), but in a 4 mile marathon, I would put my money on the soccer player.

Of course, people might say that football players are more prone to injury but even that isn't true. Football players have a lot of padding to make sure that they don't break their bones on every play. Soccer players on the other hand, have almost no padding. If a soccer player running full tilt trips and falls, the chances are that he will snap a bone or two. Which is precisely why players aren't allowed to trip their opponents up or tackle aggressively in soccer (unlike in football). One more thing to be noted is that soccer injuries do not look too serious when you watch them on TV, but there have been several cases of injuries which have kept players out of action for months. Those who have played soccer professionally will testify to this.


2. Soccer doesn't involve as much talent, just people running around.
The people who make statements like these are some of the biggest ignoramuses around, period. Soccer requires a lot of stamina and energy, but these alone are not sufficient. The players need to have excellent ball control and dribbling skills and the right mix of speed, power and finesse. The best soccer players often exhibit psychomotor skills of a kind that an Olympic gymnast would be proud of. Those who think soccer is just about people running around on the field must be made to pick a team from among themselves and play against the current Brazilian team. If that doesn't shut these idiots up, a bullet through their brains may be the only solution. Or maybe they should try and replicate some of the freestyle soccer moves that we see so much of. By the way, does any such thing as freestyle football or baseball exist?

On a more serious note, anyone who thinks soccer doesn't involve any skill should take a look at the following videos and maybe even try to replicate the skills shown. I wish you guys the best of luck for the rest of your lives, because if you could replicate them, you would have a healthy respect for the sport. Your lack of respect simply means that you will not come anywhere close.

a) Maradona vs English defense
b) Ibrahimovic
c) Ibrahimovic again
d) Thierry Henry
e) Ronaldo and Raul


There are of course many other such videos in youtube. Take your time with them and enjoy!!!

3. In a Basketball game, each side can score over 80 points. In soccer the score might just be 2-1. Therefore soccer sucks.
The above excuse actually proves that some Americans suffer from attention deficit disorder. Let me state this very clearly. Soccer isn't just about goals. It is about team work and strategy and finesse. These are not things that can be gauged from the scoreline. Somehow, Americans always need some kind of action(sensible or otherwise) and an immediate target (Such as moving a football 10 more yards towards the touchdown line) on the field for them to pay attention to a sport and they seem to think that the score encapsulates all the action. They are all sadly mistaken and they don't seem willing to acknowledge this.

One more thing, basketball doesn't have the equivalent of a goalkeeper. It is played on a much smaller court. The rules don't allow for much physical contact between players. So how on earth does it make sense to compare their scorelines?

4. Soccer is just not a part of American culture. Therefore, in order to truly be American, you must follow football and not soccer.
I must admit most Americans out there aren't daft enough to make such statements. To the few who actually venture out to define American culture, I think the more sensible question would be to define what culture is (chances are they will not be able to give a satisfactory answer. Empty vessels always make the most noise). One thing is for sure, sport is only a tiny aspect of a nation's culture. Besides, what is American culture if it is not the amalgamation of all the immigrant cultures which have become a part of American society? Given enough time and enough immigration, I'm sure soccer could actually become part of American culture.

5. Too many countries play soccer. This is because it isn't very expensive to train for the sport. Just look at all the African countries which play it.
Hmm.... And how does that make soccer inferior? The fact that there is more competition only makes the sport that much better. Besides, the reason many countries don't play American football is probably because they don't give a damn about the sport anyway(American football isn't god's gift to mankind). The only thing better than watching a professional sport is actually being able to play it without modifying it too much. All that fans of soccer need is a ball and two goalposts. That is the simplicity which is at the heart of soccer's popularity.

Of course, all these are pretty standard excuses that we see whenever soccer takes centre stage but what does this tell us about American attitudes to sports in general? One thing we can be sure of is that Americans seldom pay any attention to a sport where they aren't winning. Take the tour de France for example. Until Lance Armstrong came along, I'm sure most Americans wouldn't have known anything about it. The same is the case with soccer. They haven't really achieved much in soccer till date and so they somehow feel they have to rubbish it. After all, if they haven't won it, there must be something wrong with the sport, right?

This attitude was very visible in the pedestrian American commentary that we had to endure during the world cup. The commentators kept repeatedly emphasizing the fact that the US was ranked fifth (which only shows how laughable the FIFA ranking system actually is). They also made each USA game to be a kind of battle against all the odds, with cheesy dialogues like "Can they finally do it this time?" and "Will this be a new moment in American sports history?" and so on. The USA did play well in the game against Italy, but they never ever looked like a team that would rattle the other established teams. The most hilarious part was Kasey Keller being referred to as the best goalkeeper in the world. I admit again that he is a very good keeper, but to be the best would mean joining the ranks of keepers like Oliver Kahn, Buffon and Casillas. In other words, such a compliment is not to be bestowed lightly and in the opinion of most people familiar with soccer, he is simply not that good. Overall, this just shows how easily they go overboard when it comes an international sport.

I must admit I have digressed a lot in the previous two paragraphs. To sum it all up, Americans have every right to follow any of the uniquely American sports that they have invented solely to keep themselves occupied. The main issue that I have with them is the way they rationalize their disdain for soccer by comparing it with football. Football and soccer are as different as apples and oranges. Any attempt to compare these two merely to arrive at the conclusion that football is better is pointless and stupid. If you don't want to watch soccer, don't watch it (the rest of the world frankly doesn't care). Stop acting like you're superior to the rest of the world just because you don't like a sport that is truly beautiful.

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:37 AM
http://dudi.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/asian-girl-playing-soccer-football.jpg

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:38 AM
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/101/300025847_9919403228.jpg?v=0

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:39 AM
http://www.onedigitallife.com/images/soccer-girls.jpg

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:40 AM
http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z166/peteypablo_09/soccer-4.jpg

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:40 AM
And lets not forget the national pastimes of bowling or NASCAR.

http://bum.net/pics/facepalm2.jpg

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:42 AM
Let's face it, soccer is seen as a world sport and some very stupid Americans are terrified of being seen as unamerican. So to mock soccer is easy for them despite Nascar, Golf, Bowling being respected by them as manly pusuits.

Dagmar
02-11-2009, 09:44 AM
I love the NFL.

It's easy to post a picture though.

http://cache.deadspin.com/assets/resources/2007/05/yipesbrady.jpg

http://www.etonline.com/media/photo/2008/05/49326/400_jtayloret_dwts_080520_abc_kmcneal.jpg

http://i.cdn.turner.com/sivault/multimedia/photo_gallery/0801/athletes.who.cry/images/ys%282%29.jpg

Beantown Bronco
02-11-2009, 10:01 AM
For the Anti-Soccer crowd, I think Two and a Half Men said it best the other night:

"Sophie says soccer is the most popular sport in the world"

"Then they don't need us to watch it"

oubronco
02-11-2009, 10:15 AM
I love run,kick,run,flop,run,kick.............

http://euroross.blogspot.com/soccer1.jpg

WTF.................no seriously WTF...........GAAAAAAAAAAAY

Northman
02-11-2009, 10:19 AM
That I have insulted a lot of soccer fans , for this i will apologize , I shouldnt make fun of a sissy sport , it is after all a sport people enjoy , while it will never be as masculine as Football , hockey , or boxing , it is a sport , and I apologize for ridiculing the sport .........

I think it is the one sport where you can truly say the thugs are in the stands and not on the field. ROFL!

Rock Chalk
02-11-2009, 01:35 PM
Playing soccer is gay.

Watching gay people play soccer is even gayer.

Listening to Europeans bitch about why American's think Soccer is gay, priceless.

Rock Chalk
02-11-2009, 01:36 PM
Rusty, you are a bit confused.

Baseball is America's pasttime.

Football is America's passion.

Soccer is America's joke.

Circle Orange
02-11-2009, 01:42 PM
I love the NFL.

It's easy to post a picture though.

http://cache.deadspin.com/assets/resources/2007/05/yipesbrady.jpg

http://www.etonline.com/media/photo/2008/05/49326/400_jtayloret_dwts_080520_abc_kmcneal.jpg

http://i.cdn.turner.com/sivault/multimedia/photo_gallery/0801/athletes.who.cry/images/ys%282%29.jpg

jason taylor looks like an adrogynous mannekin.