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Here’s a yellow card warning for all of the anticipation of the United States’ World Cup match against Belgium this afternoon: Most Americans aren’t that excited, even if many of them are rooting on the home country.
This is why we can’t have nice things, LIKE A WORLD CUP.During the US/Germany match last week, as I was sitting in the O-club surrounded by German pilots, it was an American officer (an older man, probably a colonel) sitting behind me that made watching the game almost intolerable. This man complained LOUDLY for the entire second half of the game about how much he hated soccer. Why was he even there? If you don’t like soccer, go home, go back to work, SHUT UP. He was such an embarrassment, complaining loudly about a game that everyone there wanted to see, insulting the Germans who were very politely watching and cheering along with the rest of us. Complaining about how much you hate soccer is UNAMERICAN. Americans love to position ourselves as underdogs even though we rarely are, and now suddenly we really are coming out from behind to do something amazing and you’re just gonna ruin it with your piss-poor attitude and entitled whining? Booo. Get outta here with that crap. #soccerforever #usausausa
Articles like this are the worst kind of semi trolling. At least the Ann Coulter article was full on trolling. You know how many Americans whose teams aren’t in the Super Bowl don’t actually give a shit about the result of the Super Bowl? Probably about the same amount, a lot of people watch it, but it’s a gathering to people much more than a sporting event.
The weird thing about soccer is that some sections of the US media seem like they will only accept the sport if literally every single American is watching a French 4th division match on a Wednesday afternoon. The sport is here, some people don’t like it, some people do. The amount of people who do will slowly grow here. The vast majority of people don’t watch golf, but I’ve yet to see a “61% of people don’t care who wins the Masters” article. If you don’t like soccer, don’t fucking watch it.
This is possibly the best worst headline to come out of the World Cup so far.
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