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Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]

Like many fans and casual observers around the world, my life has been inundated with soccer (or fútbol) over the past few days. This is not a complaint; I really love watching the World Cup.

Generally speaking, I have never been able to get excited about watching soccer, especially American Major League Soccer, because the matches usually consist of about 800 completed passes and 0 goals. However, the World Cup is different; it's that special time every four years that we get to see some of the best athletes from around the globe compete for a gold trophy that they get to borrow until the next cup (and yes, I believe soccer players are some of the best, if not the best,...