Soccer is no different from any other game in that if you do not understand it you will not enjoy it. I grew up watching it, talking about it, and played it at the Divsion I level. The World Cup for me right now is like the NCAA tourney every year. I'm not getting any work done when a game is on. Baseball is horribly boring, football gets annoying with all the stoppages and advertisments (it's rare that I can sit through a whole game, but that's probably because my team has sucked for most of my life), NBA is usually 1 or 2 people score and the rest of the team just runs around or stands outside the arc, golf is...well golf, and hockey I can tolerate especially if it is a live event. But, the numebr one thing I can't stand about all American sports is that when you win your league you are somehow the "World Champion". What a crock.