The world has many problems – poverty, hunger, violence and Ebola. But one problem towers above all the others, and rears its ugly head every day: some people just don’t get football, or understand why it’s the greatest thing ever.

And, like all other bad things, we need some good old-fashioned heroes to answer football atheists when they make statements like these:

“This is just a repeat of the game, right? I can watch Bigg Boss, can’t I? It’s live, so it has to be better!”

 

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“You guys have an offside rule, right? But why not a legside rule? We got that in cricket ages ago.”

 

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“Yeah, I have three Man Utd t-shirts. I bought them because I really liked the red colour.”

 

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“Oh, so you play football? It’s like that FIFA game, right?”

 

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“Why is it called the World Cup finals when there are 32 teams? In sports I watch, it’s 2 teams. Just saying.”

 

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“You’re a football fan, right? You’ll love this joke. What are football teams made in China called? Fake Madrid! Hahahahha.”

 

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“Messi and Ronaldo are only humans”

 

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“I like cricket better.”

 

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