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Video: John Feinstein Says Soccer Not a Real Sport

John Feinstein of The Washington Post said during a panel discussion on CSN Washington that soccer is not a real sport because of the lame way it can end on penalty kicks. So, if you were looking for the guy who would rain on the U.S. women’s World Cup victory, look no farther than Feinstein, who said he spent the end of the thrilling U.S. match versus Brazil watching the Yankees game instead. Yeah, because CC Sabathia is such an athlete. Look at him! He’s fat, and fat people are not…

You can agree that soccer matches should not be decided on penalty kicks, but that alone shouldn’t disqualify a game from being a sport. It is entertaining to watch Feinstein criticize Ivan Carter for wearing a pocket square, though. Because men criticizing the wardrobes of other men is definitely a sport…

(H/T to Dan Steinberg at WaPo)

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