Association Football Thread (New York Red Bulls, USMNT, And All Soccer Discussion)
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07-12-2013, 03:02 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: New York City
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Lol I have only been to one Redbulls game and that was the first season they started playing to see what it was like. It was pretty boring for me. Who woulda known the fanbase would blossom into a beautiful bunch of hooligans.
Considering all the brawls I have seen happen when in Europe with my cousins I think the MLS really should calm down with this. Like someone else said atleast we don't behead our refs.
It's because soccer is something that's "worth checking out" in this country. It's not engrained in the upbringing of American's like Gridiron Football in the south, or like Baseball once was. If you want that kind of rabid passion in the states you need to build clubs from the community level upwards. It'll also help to have religious and political conflicts manifest themselves into club matches as well. Give supporters a reason other than footy to hate each other. Rangers v Celtic for example.
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