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Old 06-15-2002, 08:09 AM   #1
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Default American Football Is Real Football!!!!

I think Socer is like watching auto racing, cars going round and round, or like a bad joke in slow motion!

American footbal requires brains and phisical agility on the other hand. And so, American football is the real thing!
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Old 06-15-2002, 09:51 AM   #2
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Well there is actually athletisim in soccer also but ... it's daaaammmmn boring!! North American football definitely rules. I don't see how Europeans get all excited about their football; then again, they probably say the same thing about us.
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There's no doubt that both require equal talent, athleticism, and skill, it's just a matter of preference. Euros (as well as many others in the world) are huge on their soccer ("football"). That's why it's the most popular sport in the world.
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Pssh... Both can be known as real football. I doubt you have played soccer much; I have played a bit and let me say that it is as strenous as any other sport. I must admit that youth soccer is more exciting than the World Cup, but both require talent, athleticism and skill as Marc said.
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I think its called "futbol" in Europe marc, not football.
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...good one .....but really..... I think we should think of a new name for "our" football 'cuz... it really has very little to do with feet as compared to the amount of time the ball is spent being touched by hands
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Originally posted by Ricky the Kid
I think its called "futbol" in Europe marc, not football.
Translated back into English, it's football.
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I don't mind watching soccer, although I probably couldn't sit through an entire game, it is somewhat entertaining.
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It gets very exciting. I watched Ireland vs. Spain. Ireland was losing 1-0 when at the last minute, Robbie Keane poked a Penalty kick in to tie it. A 30-minute Extra Time period followed. No one scored, so off the game went to shootout mode. Spain won the game 3 PKs to 2.
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I really enjoy the World Cup, even though football is my real love. But I stopped watching when it went to the shootout. I think that is a terrible way to decide the winner. I think they should play the game out whether it takes 10 ot's or not. I do not think it is the way to decide a winner in such a big event.
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I was hoping the US would finish last, but since they screwed that up, I guess we had better win it now. That would be funny actually: The country that hates soccer the most wins the World Cup. What would the French have to say about that?!?!?!?
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Rick, I think it's time you start rooting for the team - maybe they'll lose then.
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But there is no point in us loosing now, we already proved our soccer worth. They have already ruined it. So we might as well win and make people angry.
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Yeah, Mexico has already "declared war..."
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Imagine the outcry from the American media and fans had a Mexican player gotten away with such a blatant handball in the penalty area as the Americans did when the score was 1-0?

The way the fans react in other sports towards the officials here in America, EVEN when the officials don't really cost teams games(see the kings/laker series), makes me wonder were all the crying is now? Oh thats right the team the fans and media are rooting for got the benefit of a bigger blown call then I can ever remember in sports at this quick moment.

Funny how fans and media are when things go there way, or at least there way in there eyes!
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