Brendan Maloy
Tuesday June 17th, 2014

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLrQdFOyGjw?rel=0]

Despite growing legions of fans and record ratings, Americans as a whole are not exactly soccer crazy, so you will have to give beloved New York sports radio host Mike Francesa a little leeway with his questions about the World Cup.

Also on Extra Mustard: Conan Spoke with Brazil’s World Cup PR Rep

That being said, asking St. John's soccer coach Dave Masur if soccer player's can kick with both legs, and then being so shocked that they do that he has to ask the question several more times, indicates maybe Francesa just found out what soccer was shortly before the interview.

But of course this all pales in comparison to how glorious the fake "Mike Franceser" Twitter account has been throughout the World Cup:

[Big Lead]

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.