I’ve got a fever and the only prescription is more VUVUZELA
Am I slightly World Cup obsessed? Why, yes, yes I am. Let’s put it this way, when my 5 years of free mystery cable disappeared in March, I was ok with it. Despite Nutsak not having Animal Planet to watch while I was gone (he had to watch PBS), I was quite alright with not having cable. Until World Cup rolled around. Then, I couldn’t get the cable installed fast enough.
And thank the baby jeebus, World Cup 2010 has not disappointed. I’m not talking about the games, though they have been thrilling. Until the 12th, I was excited about the games, but not completely invested in any particular teams since Colombia didn’t qualify.
But then, during the national anthems for the UK/US match, the cameras panned over the US team and introduced me to this:
well hello cutie! Who might you be? Oh, just the captain for the US team, Carlos Bocanegra. Let’s see what else I can find about you:
I have never felt so damn patriotic in my life.
Never one to be chained down by one country, Uruguay is also receiving some support:
I might even cheer on France:
Oh, soccer. Americans don’t know what they are missing.
And once more just because: