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C'mon, America: Embrace flopping

Originally Published: July 8, 2010
By Patrick Hruby | Special to ESPN.com

We've hosted a World Cup. Founded a domestic league. Felt hosed by egregiously bad international refereeing. Thrown an even-more egregious amount of attention and cash at David Beckham. By almost every metric, our journey to the dark side of soccer nationhood is complete. In fact, there's just one more step for the United States to take -- followed by a writhing, rolling, face-grabbing aria of despair, and/or a ride on a Korean War-era stretcher.

Friends, Americans, everyone ...

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