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sisterhellfyre 02-12-2013 01:47 PM

Still Think Soccer Sucks?
 
Try playing it with no feet (click for video):

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage...cha1pRUoD-xYP0

And for the rest of the story:

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage...Barcelona.html

orangeatheist 02-12-2013 01:56 PM

Sorry...but "yes."

Pick Six 02-12-2013 01:58 PM

Soccer can make it less "suck", by adding cheerleaders...:thumbs:

02-12-2013 02:06 PM

Yuuuuuuuuup.

Dave Hester voice.

02-12-2013 02:18 PM

I love watching my seven year old play soccer. But grown men? No.

That One Guy 02-12-2013 02:23 PM

I hate stories like this. It's awesome the kid doesn't let it limit him so don't insult what he's accomplished by stuff like calling him "one of the top kids in his gym class" or whatever. The accomplishment speaks for itself without having to make up some trivial accolade.

sisterhellfyre 02-12-2013 02:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by orangeatheist (Post 3796292)
Sorry...but "yes."


Awwww, it's okay, 'atheist, I remember you for a heartless bastard ( ;-) LOL!) back when I posted in the WaRP section more often. I still drop in there once in a while for turds & giggles, but that's about it.

It's off-season mode anyhow, and I just threw this out there like chum in the water to see who would hit it.

Ahem. So to speak.

bronc_fan23 02-12-2013 03:22 PM

Only people who are ignorant of the sport think soccer sucks.

Mogulseeker 02-12-2013 03:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bronc_fan23 (Post 3796330)
Only people who are ignorant of the sport think soccer sucks.

Or people who just think it's boring.

I don't happen to be one of those people.

02-12-2013 03:43 PM

HAHAH how is that supposed to make me think that soccer does not suck?

loborugger 02-12-2013 07:00 PM

Good for the kid. And soccer is still ho hum

KipCorrington25 02-12-2013 07:20 PM

What's he kick the ball with, his knob?

errand 02-12-2013 07:29 PM

Commie kickball!

errand 02-12-2013 07:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by KipCorrington25 (Post 3796427)
What's he kick the ball with, his knob?

Carlos mencia did a bit about Iraqi TV....a spoof of Two and a half men...in the skit two guys are going out of the house to play soccer and ask their friend who is stuck in a wheelchair with no legs if he wants to join them.....

He replies, "What is wrong with you insensitive bastards? Can't you see I have no cleats?"

broncocalijohn 02-12-2013 11:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sisterhellfyre (Post 3796288)
Try playing it with no feet (click for video):

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage...cha1pRUoD-xYP0

And for the rest of the story:

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage...Barcelona.html

YEah and the last game he played was found to be one of the 680 fixed games.
Adult soccer sucks to watch. I just took my U10 Boys team to sectionals after winning Area. I love youth soccer and especially the excitement of arena soccer. They actually score in the last two scenarios.

UberBroncoMan 02-13-2013 03:23 AM

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/XRPrrLdPhoE" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>

This about sums up that sport for me. Fun to play, but a snoozefest to watch.

02-13-2013 05:28 AM

Zzzzzzzzzzz....

02-13-2013 05:59 AM

Pretty amazing but doesn't mean the sport is good now. Soccer still sucks in my book.

errand 02-13-2013 06:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bronc_fan23 (Post 3796330)
Only people who are ignorant of the sport think soccer sucks.

Only people who are here illegally think "it's da best"



....that was a joke.

Requiem 02-13-2013 08:01 AM

And a dumb joke at best. Good job, Errand. You met your quota.

Jason in LA 02-13-2013 09:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bronc_fan23 (Post 3796330)
Only people who are ignorant of the sport think soccer sucks.

Many people have seen certain things and have no interest in learning about it. Nothing wrong with that. I've seen soccer here and there, and it has never interested me enough to learn about the sport. It is what it is.

Goobzilla 02-13-2013 09:17 AM

Cool kid, boring sport.

Tombstone RJ 02-13-2013 09:18 AM

Great story and I think soccer for kids is great. There's a reason it's the most popular sport in the world and that is because all you need is a ball and a field to play it on. While I know the top soccer players in the world are awesome at what they do, I still don't feel the need to pay attention to the sport. The threatrics are also disappointing, as well as the soccer hooligans that invade the sport.

DBroncos4life 02-13-2013 09:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bronc_fan23 (Post 3796330)
Only people who are ignorant of the sport think soccer sucks.

It's not America's fault that soccer ranks behind other fixed sports like the NBA and WWE.

maven 02-13-2013 09:27 AM

Good for the kid. That is a huge accomplishment to try out for the team in Barcelona. I wonder what kind of shoes they will develop for him.


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