Today I watched soccer for the first time in my life, and I LOVE IT.
The reason is that all these tough men are showing massive amounts of emotion. In the finals, one Italy team member reached out and ruffled the hair of a French team member to show good sportsmanship. It was so sweet! Right before the penalty kicks, the goalies embraced, and patted each other on the neck in goodwill, and I was really touched. When else do you see grown men doing that? I certainly don't see Joby patting Alipé supportively on the neck before we go into our VP reviews.
When they lose, they kneel on the ground in agony of defeat. When they win, they hug and run screaming around the field.
Also, I discovered to my pleasant surprise that soccer players have beautiful, tall, lean, tight bodies.
Next World Cup, I am watching every single game.