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Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by JCBRAVE, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Best athletes in the world.


    And I'm only poking fun at cyclists due to TT.
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  2. steverife

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    I played some soccer, primarily because I was a 5'7" white kid at a school that was good at football and basketball. Busted lips and noses and pulled quads and stuff, but not a lot of serious injuries at my level or in college. The basketball guys were blowing out knees and tearing achilles and breaking shoulders all the time. It almost seemed like they were getting injured more than football players.
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  3. Smash

    Smash Soccer God

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    They do. And it's often colder in Moscow, because it's more inland and far away from the sea, so star-spangled teams quite often has some trouble over there.
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  4. Smash

    Smash Soccer God

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    It's the same in handball. They're busting knees and ankles quite often.
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  5. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    I think the reason most football fans dislike or make fun of soccer is because what we have here in America is so watered down. I won't ever try to catch an American game, but the games overseas, wow, those are some intense moments.

    It seems like most of our country's best athletes go into other sports, not soccer.
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  6. theprizdfighter

    theprizdfighter Newb to the 19.5°

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    MLS is slowly improving. It will never be as big as it is in other countries, but if the fan support keeps growing it will attract more foreign players.
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  7. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

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    exactly

    USA might be +300m people, but in soccer USA is more like a -100m country.
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  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    I got hurt more in soccer than in football and basketball combined. Never got hurt in basketball and only witness turned ankles... not much else. Never twisted mine or anything so I felt Godly.

    Literally broke a guy's ankle on a crossover though. Bragging rights to this day. He still jokes about it.
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  9. Big TT

    Big TT Annoying the LEFT...it's what I do.

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    You should walk on to a NBA team. LOL
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  10. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow! Tip Jar Donor

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    Any sport where there is a good chance the game ends in a tie sucks, hockey included.
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