“Open Wide for Some Soccer!”: The Simpsons’ Brilliant Parody of the Beautiful Game

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My son likes football or soccer as is known around this part of the world, so I’ve been trying to watch and understand the game. That said, being a Basketball fan all my life, I do find soccer somewhat boring. I’m trying, maybe in time I’ll like it, but the Simpsons nailed the perception most people have about soccer in the US.

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