Brits on Twitter don't seem too fond of 'American Football'

Monday September 29th, 2014

The NFL held the first of its three games at Wembley Stadium over the weekend, this time between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins, and while the event was sold out, some locals jumped on Twitter to voice their dislike for the sport.

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Hey, at least none of them relied on a lazily saying it is just rugby with pads.

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Well, it is not that easy for most of us to get excited about a Dolphins-Raiders game either, so maybe we should not judge Brits too harshly for failing to enjoy the glory of the NFL.

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-Brendan Maloy
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