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How can you not like it?!?!

There's nothing like getting up at 6:30 in the morning and putting on that Villa claret kit and watch some football.

I don't get how it's a "pussy" sport either, let's have some of you guys go out there for 90 minutes and run back and fourth on 100-130 yard field.

Plus I've never seen a football player die on the field either, and football fans are nowhere near as passionate as soccer fans

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Yep. Some of the best sporting events I have been to in my life have been MLB games. Game 5 of the 2003 World Series when Alex Gonzalez hit a walk-off homer off Weaver in the 12th to win it for the Marlins is numero uno. It was Roger's "last game" and the atmosphere was amazing. Every pitch means so much in playoff baseball. If you truly love baseball, game 1 of the season means as much as game 162. Great sport. Soccer, not so much IMO.

But but, soccer is like chess....baseball has no strategy :)

Because they aren't completely different or anything.

I ain't the one that made the comparison, chief...I only commented that it cracks me up that someone who thinks soccer is exciting, can also view baseball as boring. Same goes for people who love to watch golf on TV and then moan about how boring baseball is.

IMHO, they're equally as boring to watch on TV...BUT they're also many times over, better to watch in person. I've been to many MLB games in person, quite a few in which I had no, uhh, I guess you could say, "vested interest" in either team playing. But, it was great being in a park I'd never been to before and watching the game in person.

I can take or leave soccer on TV (even though I used to make early weekend morning treks (2hrs each way) to the DC suburbs to watch Celtic live), but one of the best games I'd ever been to was a match in Glasgow at Celtic Park (and Celtic came out on the losing end). The atmosphere was electric, which made it a fun time.

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Plus I've never seen a football player die on the field either...

So basketball players are equal to soccer players, then....hmm.

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The idea that someone can say baseball is boring but soccer is exciting, cracks me the f**k up.

You saying that cracks me up. ;)

Baseball's boring as hell.

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those who think baseball is boring are the same people who can't go a day without the internet and couldn't stand in line if their life depended on it

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those who think baseball is boring are the same people who can't go a day without the internet and couldn't stand in line if their life depended on it

That's a lot of people...

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That's a lot of people...

doesn't always pay to follow the crowd

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Soccer sucks in the US- plain and simple.

To try and make it bigger than it is-is just ignorant.

I guess thats why we see soccer highlights "all day" on espn.

soccer=blows

I would rather watch women's beach volley ball

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I just saw 3 in the Top 10 plays on SportsCenter. So buy your own metrics, you're wrong.

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doesn't always pay to follow the crowd

I agree. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. So in this case the crowd is every other country but the U.S. that keep trying to cram soccer down our throats.

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the TVs now have big black smudges on them(not all). Oh, and you have to listen to the Jukebox.

that place cold be so much better if it were managed correctly. They cant seem to even get 5 different football games on 5 tv's within 20 feet of each other in a row.

When soccer is on the tvs are on not the Jukebox. I have gone up there on a saturday or sunday to watch football and the Jukebox is blaring. That sucks. The last World Cup the place was packed for England matches. You couldn't even move it was full. We were out on the deck singing and drinking at 9 in the morning. Its worth giving a try for the World Cup.

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those who think baseball is boring are the same people who can't go a day without the internet and couldn't stand in line if their life depended on it

My problem with baseball is there is 200 fuging games! Thats why it's boring to me. I can watch the playoffs all day and enjoy it. I can go to the game and enjoy it too. I have a hard time getting into a game midseason. Thats boring because you're thinking oh well they lost only a 100 more games to go. I stand in line and i never use the internet when I'm off work.

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