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I’m American. That means I’m genetically preconditioned to think soccer is a bit silly. It’s the “beautiful game,” but it also ends in a tie (what seems like) the majority of the time.

The American publisher Electronic Arts isn’t helping with that perception. Its line of FIFA soccer games often feature ridiculous bugs and animations that make it even harder for people to take the game seriously.

I’ve collected nine of the dumbest, funniest, and most romantic GIFs that I think prove just how silly video game soccer really is:


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