“Some people think football [soccer] is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that.”
It seems that even in 2014 a gay man can’t shower — let alone be in the same locker room as — straight men.
Reserve football time for getting your own stuff done.
I am a girl who loves her football because of many reasons (none being the tight uniforms). To name a few, there’s greasy food, heavy quantities of beer, and the privilege to yell at your TV without judgment.
New York City sucks compared to Cleveland.
3. Players dive (acting).
LAST WEEK the Wall Street Journal conducted a very serious study that analyzed which teams engaged in the worst of the 2014 World Cup’s most notorious, annoying, time-honored elements — faking like you’ve been permanently disfigured and need an ambulance to cart you off the pitch.
They say soccer is a sport for neurotics. It certainly is. During a five minute span, you experience hope, anguish, fear, and regret. You witness beautiful athleticism in action, a sort of grace that’s hard to find in any other sport, and sense the build-up that could, maybe — hopefully! — lead to a perfect finish.
Goal Keeper: The straight best friend of the guy you’re trying to pick up.
It’s funny how so much animosity can be harbored towards a singular sport, but soccer has come a long way.