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From Michael Wilbon:

I think Europe has already turned thumbs down on American football as a week-in, week-out product mulitple times already. But hey, the French hated McDonalds when it first showed up and now you can find the arches right there on the Champs d'Elysee ... and it's packed, trust me, I've been. So, anything's possible.

That being said, the NFL, which has the best product in the world in my opinion, doesn't like being told "We're not interested." It's like, "Don't you people know who we are? We're the superior NFL!"

The fact that nobody cares in most of the rest of the world is something the league just cannot accept. It's kind of funny, really. And they'll probably keep trying over there.

By Kornheiser & Wilbon  |  May 22, 2009; 6:38 AM ET  | Category:  Super Bowl Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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best product in the world? maybe if the game didn't stop every five to eight seconds; maybe if total actual playing time for a game added up to more than 12 minutes; maybe if watching a 12-minute game didn't consume four hours. i think europe has it spot on. why suffer through amercian football when they have the real thing?

Posted by: slickwil2000 | May 22, 2009 1:10 PM

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