Americans really don't understand soccer like the rest of the world. It's just not our passion. But we did enjoy John Oliver explaining all the problems with this year's World Cup on Last Week Tonight.
We did our best to try and answer America's dumb questions about soccer on The Rehash and it was tough.
We've been following the tweets about the World Cup as closely as we can, within reason. We have a life! So we thought we'd gather up some of the tweets that perfectly encapsulate how most Americans feel about soccer, ahem, futbol.
World Cup Update: Still boring.— Aaron Michael Marsh (@AaronMMarsh) June 13, 2014
Lots of people are looking to get out of work to watch the World Cup. Guys, just become Hollywood Writers!— A Wiener (@Wieneraaron) June 13, 2014
WORLD CUP PREDICTION: most Brazilians living in huts made from unsold Vuvuzelas this time next month— Matt Oswalt (@Puddinstrip) June 11, 2014
America doesn't even root for America in the World Cup. We just show up, wave our flags and get ready for NFL season.— Rev. Eric Dunn (@ericvdunn) June 12, 2014
I get that guys are excited about the world cup, but if I can hear you shout from 3 houses away..well bitch you gone too far 🙍— Abigail Wells (@Gailz96) June 13, 2014
Three games in and this World Cup is already better than the last one. NO VUVUZELA. Amazing.— Lynsey Shevlin (@lynseyshev) June 13, 2014
Brown's Economic Law: the better a country is at soccer, the worse it is at containing inflation. #WorldCup2014— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) June 13, 2014
Go teams go!
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