Soccer in American Culture

American fans of European football are starting to (proudly) come out of the closet … Here’s a fun exchange a couple days ago that you never woulda seen in 2007:

I was a fan of “Morning Joe” even before I knew Scarborough was a Liverpool lover who unsuccessfully predicted a 3-0 win for the Reds. Mix in his cohort’s suicide jokes about American soccer coverage and I think we all can see where this is going.