This Is Why Aussie Rules Football Will Never Catch On In ‘Merica [VIDEO]

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AFL fans and announcers tend to go a little apes**t over nothing in this sport

So this clip shows us what Aussie Rules Football fans consider to be the most exciting thing that could happen in their sport, “the equivalent of an alley oop” according to the announcer. That really wasn’t that exciting. Maybe it was, but the rules make no sense. Why are there four poles standing there? What was so special about the two the dude kicked the ball between.

Australia is a weird mix of American and European values, which seems to be reflected in the weird mix of soccer and football in their sport. We think Eric Bana did the best job explaining it in Judd Apatow’s not-so-great movie, Funny People.

via YouTube

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