Thursday, June 19, 2014

World Cup Half Empty

Soccer is the world's game, and I'm sure the currently underway World Cup is a spectacular event.  Pardon me if I don't care.

We've been hearing about the impending soccer revolution for decades.  It's never materialized.

No one has ever given me a reason as to how so many little kids can be involved in weekend soccer leagues, yet, the game has never caught on with adults.

Yes, there are pockets of soccer fandom.  They're underwhelming.

ESPN has the rights to World Cup 2014.  It's treating the event like it's the Super Bowl, World Series, and Mardi Gras, all rolled in to one.  Of course.  It has a financial interest.  Hence, the hype.

Go, USA!