On Hardball: Hating on soccer is how we poke fun at Europe

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Published on June 26, 2014

Today I had an opportunity to do something a bit different — a sports commentary on MSNBC. It was a short segment, but it was also refreshing to do something different. I’ve always been a big soccer fan (I played and reffed back in the day), and it’s World Cup season.

As I write this Thursday night, there were enough soccer fans online to make this the second-most-watched clip on their site:

I was misidentified in the clip as the Washington Examiner’s editorial page editor (I am a contributing editor there), but here’s the column that caused them to call on me for the segment, in case you’re interested.