Summer 2007 movie's had a decidedly negative take on the beautiful game. During a "trip" in the
Alaskan wilderness Homer comes to the epiphany that, "Americans will never embrace soccer," in "The
Simpsons Movie." A couple weeks later, in 'Superbad' one of the protagonists derisively writes of
PE class as, "It's just soccer." (Also, there was a line of being down "two points.