Not the intended goal

The Z Man has been watching a lot of women’s soccer lately, and somehow he came up with this:

If you’re inclined to the nurture side of the nature-nurture debate, soccer is a good example to use in your argument. In America, the relentless pressure on girls to play sports has resulted in high participation rates for girls soccer. SWPL-ville women always stick their girls in soccer as it is all white and safe. Plus, they are convinced it will allow them to sprout a penis, thus making them perfect women. The result is the US is very good at women’s soccer, while we stink at men’s soccer.

I am forced to assume that the guys, who have apparently reached their final forms, are at a disadvantage from that point on.

And I really don’t think I want to have to enumerate the qualities of the probably nonexistent “perfect woman.”

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  1. fillyjonk »

    30 June 2015 · 7:32 am

    If he’s right about the “final form,” then I’m glad my parents stuck me in field hockey instead of soccer when my doctor said I needed to run around more.

    (And yes, I know the stereotype of women’s field hockey in some circles….I didn’t stick with it very long, not even long enough to get on a league that wore those cool pleated skirts.)

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