10 July 2006 ~ 7 Comments


Many of you may have recently heard me refer to soccer as a communist sport.  I think it is one of the lamest sports ever.  I don’t mind if my son plays it in his early childhood years, but I think my greatest fear is that he will like the sport and play it through high school or something.  It would be like God’s way of punishing me for something I guess.

Anyway, needless to say, I could care less about the World Cup.  Due to my feelings about soccer, I kinda enjoyed the segment Rachel and I saw on Dateline last night.  I couldn’t find the video, but here’s an excerp of the transcript from Dateline Correspondent Josh Mankiewicz’s blog:

Everyone tells me soccer is gaining in popularity. But honestly, have you been watching the World Cup? If you’re like me, NO. Let’s face it, most Americans don’t really care about soccer.

They might as well call it, “the REST of the World Cup.”

Check the blogs on the subject of the World Cup, and you’ll find a lot of people who think soccer is simply too dull:

“Is it just me, or is soccer incredibly boring?”

“In honor of the World Cup….yawn!’

“We already got sports. They take up the whole year. Why should we import another one?”

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