Soob started this off by sending me this video of David Beckham kicking field goals. Maybe after his MLS career, Beckham can be a kicker for an NFL team - and risk serious injury to make less money than his monthly bank interest.
Unfortunately for Soob, he prefers the NFL, meatgrinder, industrialized, trench-warfare, brute-force-and-rage football. Real football has that ugly side to it occasionally... but at its best, (corny alert) football is art, with its own cultures (Brazilian, British, Serbian, Italian, American) - expressing joy, agony, creativity, skill, agility, patience.
...and of course, humor: