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Alexi Lalas Didn’t Appreciate Stephen Colbert’s Inferior Intellect And Hate For “The Beautiful Game”

Alexi Lalas went on the Colbert Report and spoke to Stephen Colbert regarding the recent worldwide soccer match fixing scandal that has football fans like Alexi Lalas understandably upset.

Colbert first gave his report on the scandal, which included this bit of classic American wisdom: “No one man can be more corrupt than soccer can be boring.”

Then Lalas came on, and he seemed to get irked by the whole satire thing.

“Don’t be a boob, Steve,” was a nice touch, but Lalas needs to calm down a bit. Saying things like “it takes a superior intellect to understand the beauty of the game” isn’t going to turn viewers on to soccer; it just makes Lalas sound like a douche. And for the record, it does not take a superior intellect to understand the beauty of the game.

But that just got too serious for a Colbert report post, so we’ll leave you with a GIF of the abominable Colbert dive.

That’s better.

  • Anonymous

    Alexi Lalas made a fool of himself on Colbert….

    And now that soccer has been revealed to be as much of a “sport” as professional wrestling, I wonder what he’s going to do for a job now?

  • http://twitter.com/noisevoid Daniel

    What is it with these soccer guys? They’re the same here in Australia; they’re so defensive and arrogant regarding their sport. Maybe it’s because in both the US and Aus soccer still is stigmatized as a bit of a boring girl’s game that’s populated by divers and supported by numb-skulled thugs, but these guys just don’t do their game any favours.

    Colbert was brilliant in reacting to Alexi’s over-the-top douche response with a dive.

  • TK

    Can you guys tell what is a comedy bit? Alexi was just being mocking soccer fanatics in the states.

  • james

    Come on Lalas, you just made the whole soccer playing/watching world look like a bunch of pretentious asses. Next time try to be an ambassador of the sport.

  • Joe

    Seriously Daniel…arrogant? This coming from a guy who wears a suit in his avatar. Get real.

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