We Need to Love Soccer

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  1. maheo30

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    Soccer is what you play when you aren’t athletic enough to play a real sport.
     
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      I might like it more if it was arena soccer. The field is way too wide and long, the timing rules are idiotic, and I watch too much TV already so I really don't need any more stuff to watch.
       
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      The greatest sporting event in existence?

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        What do you expect from a punter?
         
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          This is a pretty horrible take. Do you watch what these guys can do while running multiple miles each game?
           
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            Absolutely.
             
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              Really?
               
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                  The flopping and faking injuries is pretty bad.
                   
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                    Definitely a sport full of extraordinary performances.

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                      Losebron James should have played.
                       
                      • Concrete Helmet

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                        I've often thought that the way to fix Baseball would be to install a pitch clock....Jesus some of these pitchers take an eternity between pitches. Give them like 10 seconds to throw a pitch after the umpire puts the ball in play, you don't get the pitch off and it's called a ball.....it would probably add some offense. And yes, they need to play in the rain unless it is lightning or coming down sideways. They also need to shorten the season to about half as many games so that each game is more meaningful....I think even some of the players lose interest if their team is out of contention by July.
                         
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                          We could have a blooper reel like this from literally every sport ever played.

                          Agreed. There's been a pretty significant backlash to it recently and they're starting to crack down more on it. Thankfully the last four teams left in this World Cup weren't floppers. But certainly you don't think flopping is only contained to soccer?

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                            Honestly, I find the most exciting and entertaining thing about soccer is the fans. I would go to a World Cup match just to watch them.
                             
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                              I haven't really enjoyed much of Fox's coverage this year, but the fan reaction cameras set up in all the countries have been awesome. For instance, Croatia's reaction to last night's game.

                               
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                                I can't stop laughing at the Matthews clip:lol2:
                                 
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                                What does she look like?
                                 
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                                Soccer at the highest levels such as Copa Mundial is a glorious thing to witness. The players skills are otherwordly.
                                 
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                                  Gotta give it to em, they are completely insane fans....Im surprised there arent multiple murders at every event.
                                   

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