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21 Slightly Annoying Things America Gets Wrong About Football

And by football...we mean football.

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10. The ref is still a wanker, obviously... but apparently you knew that already.

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11. It's never "zero–zero", it's "nil–nil", and there's nothing wrong with a hard-fought nil–nil with no shots on target.

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"What happened in the match?"

"Nothing whatsoever."

"Sounds good."


17. But it's DEFINITELY not a "field". It's a pitch. You know what lives on a field?

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Unlike cows, footballers don't shit all over the pitch.

Well, actually, apart from that one time...