The Top Ten Reasons to Hate Soccer

Sean JoyceContributor IApril 30, 2009

The Top Ten Reasons to Hate Soccer

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    BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 28:  Bojan Krkic of Barcelona reacts during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg match between Barcelona and Chelsea at the Nou Camp Stadium on April 28, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

10. They count backwards

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    ACCRA, GHANA - FEBRUARY 10: The scoreboard shows Egypt's winning score after the AFCON Final between Egypt and Cameroon at the Ohene Djan stadium on February 10, 2008 in Accra, Ghana. (Lefty Shivambu/Gallo/Getty Images)

9. Not Enough Contact

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8. Four Sports is Enough

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Offical Super Bowl XLIII and NFL logo signage is seen prior tothe Arizona Cardinals playing against the Pittsburgh Steelers inSuper Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Bello/Ge

7. You Can't Screw Up in Soccer

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6. Schedule

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    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United reacts to a missed chance during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2009 in Manchester, England.

5. Two-Hour Games

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    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United reacts to a missed chance during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2009 in Manchester, England.

4. Hockey

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 28:  Henrik Lundquvist #40 of the New York Rangers appears dejected as Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates the tying goal in the first period during Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009

3. We already have football

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 28:  Heath Evans #44 of the New England Patriots dives for extra yardage during the game against the Buffalo Bills on December 28, 2008 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

2. Ties

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13:  Dave van den Bergh #11 of the New York Red Bulls celebrates his goal in the second half to break an 1-1 tie against the Real Salt Lake at Giants Stadium in the Meadowlands on September 13, 2008 in East Rutherford, New

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    MOSCOW - MAY 21:  A Manchester United fan sleeps  prior to the late kick off during the UEFA Champions League Final match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Luzhniki Stadium on May 21, 2008 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Imag

1. It's boring

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    MOSCOW - MAY 21:  A Manchester United fan sleeps  prior to the late kick off during the UEFA Champions League Final match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Luzhniki Stadium on May 21, 2008 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Imag
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