Saturday, June 26, 2010

Weekend Video



The appears to be a generalized mean-mindedness, as the established European favourites stumbled in South Africa, as the newspaper front pages indicate. Even the German headline is a grim kind of rejoicing.

A wonderfully cynical definition of the World Cup goes thus...

Twenty-two millionaires ruining a lawn!


In contrast, the video posted below is sooooo sweet. Any who think that in the United States soccer has only a limited following wll be surprised, I think. Certainly there's lashings of typically American patriotism but there's a childlike delight, too. For the record, it was Landon Donovan's last minute goal which ensured that Team USA progressed to the next round...


1 comment:

Keefieboy said...

Interesting that all but 2 of the 'world reaction' clips were in the US!