Has anyone ever, in the history of the sport, blocked a penalty kick? You line the ball up 12 feet from the goalie, get a running start, and you have to like your chances as long as you don't kick it at the guy.
I HATE it when the Final is determined by a PK shootout. I might rather see a player die in the 240th minute of overtime.
And while some were a bit put off by Lipp's criticism, it illustrates something. It would be great for American soccer (and the MLS, if you give a [expletive]) if sports fans who are flirting aren't turned off by the BS (which every sport has).
Also for Jim, Lipp, and anyone else who may be looking for another reason to dislike soccer, I submit the 1994 World Cup U.S. jersey:
That's so ugly you can't even wear it ironically.
"Isn't it just like BirdBot 6000 [the deity of the Beltran's bizarre cult] to send us to a team called the 'Cardinals?'" -Jessica BeltranVolatileLyle