Monday, April 19, 2010

Talking Football

What do I really know about football? Other than Glee’s McKinley High football team’s fluke win thanks to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies”, not much. I do know that Gisele Bundchen married the Patriots’ Tom Brady, that Kim Kardashian has an “on again off again“ (off at this time) relationship with the Saints’ Reggie Bush, that the Cowboys’ Tony Romo dated Carrie Underwood before dating Jessica Simpson (and then dumping her), and that Brett Favre led a Viking’s victory celebration with the singing of “Pants on the Ground”. It doesn’t really mean that I know my football. It just means that I watch too much TMZ. On the other hand, as a Christian, a homeschooler and a Filipino, I’m also quite interested in Tim Tebow (born in the Philippines, homeschooled, Christian quarterback). I guess I have what you call a nodding acquaintance with the game. I can follow it when I watch it. I can also evidently name some teams and some better-known players (it obviously helps for them to date entertainment celebrities), but I can’t make nfl predictions or identify good plays. I know when they score because that’s pretty obvious, but I don’t know what gives a team the edge. On hindsight, I’d like to add that my football knowledge also extends to scenes from Forrest Gump, Remember the Titans, The Longest Yard, etc.


The Rooster Crows at 4am! said...

I used to be a big football fan of the NFL while in the States, but since moving to the Philippines, I am not able to see all of the games I used to be able to watch and have lost interest. Just have found other things to do since moving here. The change has been good for me.

spinninglovelydays said...

I guess it's hard to keep on being a fan here. Being part of that culture must have been fun though. :)