Tuesday, September 2, 2008

John Cleese Trashing American Football? And Americans Too?

This is a very strange clip, part of The Art Of Football From A To Z by John Cleese. The whole series is airing soon on Gol TV and many are funny but this one, about football (American), confuses me greatly. Is it comedy that misses the mark, or just a deliberately mean spirited slap at Americans? If it's the latter then we have to ask, what was John Cleese thinking?


Regarding the origin of the word "soccer", see here - http://www.usembassy.org.uk/rss/transcripts/worldcup2006a.html
- and here -
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soccer

2 comments:

Team Splashi said...

Great link, thank you for posting.
Cheers from Rose City.
Portland Timbers Football Club

Bloggity Blog Blog said...

My pleasure. Thanks for reading.