It isn’t the low-scoring games, or the incomprehensible rules, or the “oh, we’ll just guesstimate how much time we should add onto the clock” idea that makes some Americans so averse to soccer. It’s the flopping.
You know what I’m talking about.
The “Oh ouch, he lightly brushed my shoulder and now my ankle is broken!” fall to the ground. Or the “That player looked at me the wrong way and now I must fly to the ground and cling to my shins” performance.
In America, we rub some dirt on it, get back up, and keep playing.
In response to the theatrics we’ve seen during the World Cup, we bring you – via Yahoo
Sports - a video created by a Canadian film company which takes the on-field performances to the real world to show us just how ridiculous it would be if we all were as overly dramatic as soccer players.