A few weeks ago, I helped organize our Sunday soccer league. It was scorching out and the humidity was thick. Games started at 8, 9, 10, and 11. By the fourth game, I was worried that folks were getting tired and beat down with the weather but I looked around and everyone was having a great time. Laughing and having fun. That fourth game went on longer than it should of and probably could have continued even longer.
Some interesting parallels to the US Men’s National Team. I just hope the results are parallel in nature, too.
If Fox is waiting for these types of moments in soccer for Johnson to shine, there aren’t many. A soccer game is a story, which needs to be narrated as such. It’s not told in fits and starts depending on the flow of the game.
A fun article, and one with a telling point: If you want to see the beautiful game being played, go to Brazil before / after the World Cup.
The kid has demons. Instead of throwing him out, let’s help him out.