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originally posted by: Lysergic
I forgot Nascar, thats always boring, unless theres a crazy wreck then its interesting for about 25 seconds.
originally posted by: ParasuvO
originally posted by: stinkelbaum
americans find a sport they can't play boring.
the rest of the world disagrees.
I daresay, anyone fresh on the scene, let us say, ALIENS....would not take soccer in the top 5 or maybe even 10 on the list of something to play or watch.
It is very sad the amount of passion put into this game as if it is so incredibly hard, or has good rules.
I am a sports FANATIC, and played soccer for 10 years. Am a student of all sports.
Soccer is INCREDIBLY overrated, and you know it too.
In reality it rates barely higher than baseball, in overall difficulty , but not in tactics.
The people are funny talking about how many tactics and set plays, but there are more in TENNIS than in soccer.
People love it to death, because they are afraid of change, like others say they don't know any better and because it is cheap.
But it is beyond insulting the misguided beliefs the "World" has that it is anywhere NEAR the greatest sport,
originally posted by: one4all
Soccer doesnt HAVE to be boring.....it is dominated by traditionalist mindests who are governed by statistical machinations like other Pro sports happen to also be.
Soccer could and should be a 7-5 type of game every time 2 teams meet.It would be nearly IMPOSSIBLE TO STOP AN OFFENSIVELY FOCUSED SOCCER TEAM if they were using Intuitve Dynamic Analysis and Intuitive Dynamic Management.
The Sport needs some NewAge Soccer System invigoration.
originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: John_Rodger_Cornman
No 7-5 isn't good soccer, because that's an unbalanced game. All offense is just as boring as a defensive stalemate.
Scoring is fun to watch. Not scoring is not fun to watch.
There are two aspects of any sport, offense, and defense. When you achieve the right balance of the two? You see magic on the field, or the court.
I agree. Prevent the other team from scoring 20 goals. Keep it to an average of 5-8
Doesn't matter the game. A defensive lob in tennis, followed by a cross-court winner against your opponant is much more exciting than a service ace against your opponent.
Tennis has regular scoring. Aces are nice to watch. Defense is fun to watch in tennis because it is incredibly difficult.
A basketball game played by two well balance teams to an overtime thriller 99-98 is much more exciting than two offensive juggernauts playing to a 188-166 borefest. Defense, and offense should be a blend, not one being ignored. ...and all great teams, or individuals, do that.
Basketball has regular scoring. A 68-72 physical turtle fest is fun to watch. A 200-199 eight overtime shoot out is fun to watch.A 79-128 blowout decided in the first quarter is boring. Close games are fun to watch there is struggle. There is enough scoring to keep me watching.