Today's the day! The World Cup is finally here. Last night Midnight started a hashtag war using the hashtag #FakeWorldCupFacts. Last week, we asked comedian and host Jenna Kim Jones to answer some of the World Cup's most frequently asked questions and it's full of #FakeWorldCupFacts.
Since the only American soccer player we know besides Mia Hamm is Landon Donovan and he isn't even on the American World Cup team, our soccer knowledge is pretty limited. You could've told us any one of these fake facts and we might've believed you. With that in mind, here are our Top 10 #FakeWorldCupFacts
the americans get to play the first half of all their games unopposed in light of fairness #fakeworldcupfacts— Dorothy Yen (@yendorothy) June 12, 2014
#fakeworldcupfacts Kim Jong-Un has scored over 175 goals alone in the group stage round in 1986, he was just 3 years old when he did that.— FAKE WORLD CUP FACTS (@WorldCupFactss) June 12, 2014
Teams qualify for the world cup by collecting tokens on marked boxes of Kellogs Corn Flakes #FakeWorldCupFacts— Pussy McNormalman (@badongism) June 12, 2014
Canada actually qualified this year, but refused to participate unless it was called soccer. #fakeworldcupfacts— Coors Light Canada (@coorslightca) June 12, 2014
In the case of a championship tie, players can settle things with swords. #FakeWorldCupFacts— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) June 12, 2014
#FakeWorldCupFacts "Gooooooaaaaal" originated from someone stepping on the broadcast announcer's foot.— Mae W (@whatthewhat411) June 12, 2014
#FakeWorldCupFacts for every goal that is scored in the World Cup a panda is saved. For every goal conceded, a panda is murdered— Joseph (@JCRK6) June 12, 2014
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