Suck It, America: This Dutch Skating Coach Thinks American Football Sucks

02.20.14 3 years ago 38 Comments

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I bet you never thought you’d be in a position to hate a Dutch skating coach, but here we are.

Jillert Anema, a man with a fantastic name that could not possibly be made fun of, answered a question from CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about the United States’ poor performance in speedskating, and whether or not the coach from The Netherlands thinks their Under Armour speedsuits are to blame. His response: America is up its own ass and football sucks.

LET’S DO IT, DUTCH SKATING COACH.

“You don’t ask why a basketball team comes and beats the [expletive] out of us in the summer Olympics,” he said. “It’s because you have so many teams.”

Anema singled out American football for criticism. The sport isn’t played anywhere else in the world and is one that he clearly doesn’t care for.

“You have a lot of attention on a foolish sport like American football and you waste a lot of talent, athletic talent, on a sport that is meant to kill each other, to injure each other. … You’re so narrow-minded, and then you want to compete against the world [in other sports] when you waste a lot of time, good talent on a sport that sucks,” he said.

Here’s the interview itself. This is just Joe Namath playing a character, right?

I expect Kissing Suzy Kolber to become a speedskating site and change its name to Confronting Michelle Caruso-Cabrer.

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