In 1870, Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell both independently designed devices that could transmit speech electrically (the telephone). 103 years later, we had cell phones. It’s interesting to think back on …
If you didn’t dig last night’s daddy-daughter basketball moment, first of all, you’re a soulless butthole. Second, we got your back. If you’re not into basketball, our WOPR-8BIT says you’re into football. And not football, as in American handegg, but football as in soccer.
Let’s set the scene for you:
So, in the United States, if your team is bad, nothing happens. You continue to make a ton of money and get shoe deals. In European soccer leagues, if your team is bad, you risk relegation. Relegation basically knocks you back to the B-league. You lose TV time, and you don’t compete in the bigs until you get the chance to fight your way back in the next season. In the Dutch league, (which just so happens to be the subject of the video you’ll eventually get to watch), a team called De Graafschap was relegated last week. One of the team’s players, Rogier Meijer sat on the pitch (that’s soccer for “field”, yo) when his daughter, Saar, ran up wearing a jersey with his number on it, patted him on the back and (probably) gave him some words of encouragement.