Every sport and every industry have a class clown. As sports fans we want to be intrigued. As soccer fans that travel up and down the country visiting our teams, whether it be a League 2 team on a Saturday afternoon or watching College Football, we can experience many lows with our teams.
So what is it we exactly take from our sports that keeps us coming back? Mince pies? The ever so nonchalant time on the couch watching Sportscenter? Or maybe it is those quirky individuals that provide comic relief in our time of despair?
Step forward NFL fans, soccer has Mario Balotelli: A very talented player who despite his critics is a very modest individual as displayed in an interview with Noel Gallagher. However, we all know how controversial he has gone on to be since entering English shores, with many antics that surely have made Manchester comedians think as to how they could keep up.
It begs the question, is there anyone more controversial in sport than Balotelli?
Step forward Soccer fans, NFL has Randy Moss: To NFL fans he needs no introduction. One of the most talented wide receivers to grace the Gridiron landscape, Moss is a sure-fire Hall of Famer. As shown in “The Moss Method,” there isn’t anything that would hamstring Randy from achieving his goals. But we have also seen an eccentric side of Moss, from Minnesota to San Francisco, Calif., Moss has always been able to grab the headlines.
Let’s get one thing perfectly clear, these two individuals are supremely talented individuals. But who really brings the more drama to their respective sport? Let’s take a look….