World Cup refs make Jim Joyce look good
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! The United States has completed an improbable comeback victory from 2-0 down to take the lead 3-2! What a victory! Exhilaration as millions around the country suddenly realize that soccer doesn’t suc….
Hold on. The ref took that goal away? We weren’t offsides. If anything, one of our guys was getting fouled. Downright bear-hugged even.
“It was the guy’s first World Cup game, so maybe he got caught in the moment,” said U.S. star Landan Donovan, of Koman Coulibaly — the ref from Mali — who seemed to be watching a different game all day. Here’s some more info about today’s horrible refs.
I hope Jim Joyce was watching, because that ref just made him look good. Real good.