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4. Are the rules confusing?
In American sports the rules are rigorously followed but, soccer play seems chaotic. Soccer players regularly fake injuries (called “flopping”), forcing their opponents to lose control of the ball, or, sometimes, canceling the opposing team’s goal. Games may be decided by penalty kicks, even if the other team plays better. Maybe soccer lacks the logic and fairness that Americans expect in their sports?