Originally Posted by HurricaneFloyd
I would rather watch curling and men's figure skating than soccer. Part of me is happy the US lost their first game. The US will never be able to compete in international soccer since all of our premier athletes are playing football and basketball instead of soccer while most of these other countries, soccer is the #1 sport.
Of course, we've been getting out asses handed to us in international hoops as well (although certainly for reasons other than athleticism).
I just have a hard time getting into soccer. Might have been different had I played in a league or something when I was younger, but I just have no connection to the sport. For me, it's kind of like that with hockey, as well.
The one big-internationally-but-not-in-the-U.S. sport that I *do* enjoy watching (or *did*) is cricket. Used to watch it all the time when I had FoxSportsWorld. i thought about joining one of the local teams (I know there are at least one or two around before realizing)
A. I'm getting old.
B. I have very little free time as it is.
C. I'm in terrible shape.
D. I'm not exactly the most co-ordinated individual around.