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I don't like football but... Watch

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    ...get obsessed about big international competitions where England is playing.

    I think club football is as boring as it gets. There's no loyalty, money dominates, and there tends to be a Premier league or FA cup competition every few months or so.

    But when England is playing in a big international tournament, it changes. Suddenly, loyalty plays a factor. The players are there because they were born in that country and identify with it, not because of the sniff of dollar. And it only happens every 2 years, making each event special and something to be savoured and treasured.

    Anyone else get really psyched about big international football but couldn't care less about the game normally?
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    Yeah, seeing England flags outside people's houses makes me want to watch it, even though I generally don't find football interesting.
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    Such a crushing team to support.
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    It's people like you that are the reason why hooligans are letting loose in Marseille. Patriotism gone too far.
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    Yeah, I don't care about teams, they don't "represent" me as such... But when England plays, I'm interested
 
 
 
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