LOVE TO SWEAR? GO FOR SOCCER!
Soccer is the manliest of all manly games by far when compared with tennis or cricket, both of which have been described as “gentlemen’s games”. It requires high energy (up to 2500 calories for a single game) and causes grievous injuries often requiring hospitalization for days or weeks. But thousands take to it with a masculine passion and live the football lifestyle as long as they can partly for the dream earnings they can make with it. (Payment is usually in millions of USD and in many millions too!)
Both on the stadium and off the field football players are a salty tongued lot, given to trusting in their own might over another’s right. It’s a game that gentlemen and ladies can go passionate about but from a safe distance out of the player’s earshot!
If my memory is right, it was…
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