For Kicks & Giggles is a new series here at Viva la Futbol, where I will be posting some of the top football blogs that I have found over the course of each week on Friday. If you would like to see your blog added here, either send me a shout on Twitter @MindOfAbram or an email to Viva.La.Futbol.Ahora[at]Gmail[dot]com. These lists will feature between 8 and 11 blogs, videos, or various web related things at least every other Friday.
No one starts something new and says to himself, “gee, I hope I’m really average at this.” In America everyone wants to be exceptional. As a teacher, I know that several of my students are told early on by their parents that a “C” is a failing grade. A “C” is not failing, it just means that you are average. And honestly, what is so wrong with being average?
David Beckham could be the most divisive figure in the short history of MLS. When David Beckham came to MLS, it was supposed to be as a holly savior for soccer in America. And while soccer has a long way to travel to even get to NASCAR levels in this country (I’d say it’s the fourth most popular professional team sport, and then ranks behind MMA, NASCAR, PGA, and tennis for overall sports) it has grown immensely.