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Why Americans Dislike Soccer

(An excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!”)“Who the heck cares about a bunch of guys playing footsie with a little ball?”
“Ah, you speak of the World Cup. The fact is billions care. It’s the most-watched sporting event in the world. And the Wall Street Journal reports that Americans are increasingly developing a taste for the sport, at least when their own team is playing.”
“Yeah, well, lots of Americans aren’t tuning in.”
“Perhaps if you knew more about football - what Americans refer to as ...


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