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05-05-2012, 02:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Patchy View Post
To be honest, it would be a little bit embarrassing if Canada wouldn't be more stacked then other countries. Sweden, US, Germany and Russia at least have football teams that qualify for tournaments. Canada only has hockey.

And hey, remember when Sweden beat Lemiux and co. with 5-2 at the '02 Olympics?
European Football isn't really treated like a serious sport in Canada. Although there's lots of participation especially at the youth level, almost all the best athletes go into other sports that are better coached and better funded and have better facilities.

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