With the NHL and NBA Finals, the earthquakes in college football, and the ongoing baseball season, it’s easy to forget that the World Cup starts today when the despicable Mexican squad plays host nation South Africa at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg. Ha ha, just kidding. The baseball season could never distract from the World Cup.
But the fact remains that as Americans, we’re a little bit behind the rest of the world in playing skill and knowledge of the beautiful game. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the world’s greatest international sporting event (lick my nuts, Olympics). Even if you’re not a soccer fan, you should be able to support the notion of cutting out of work to go to a bar and drink while you watch sports for two hours. As our friend Alan Whickers noted:
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