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The Beautiful Game would be a lot more beautiful without the histrionics

Updated: December 30, 2009, 3:32 PM ET
By Matt Meyers with Doug McIntyre | ESPN The Magazine

Soccer is probably the most divisive sport in the United States. Its growing legion of fans refer to it as "the beautiful game," while the naysayers use another B-word to describe it: "boring."

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