Originally Posted by Tom Yum Goong
Hmmm I guess that's one reason. Not a very solid one, but still a reason.
Is there even that much room for a unique playstyle in pro-level sports? I guess I'm not enough into this stuff to see the difference in playstyle between teams. Looks all the same to me.
It's more reason than one needs lol. Sports are a very emotional thing at the root of it. You don't even need a reason.
People who like sports generally don't even like people who like a team just because they have been historically strong. Liking a local team makes sense, but it doesn't need to. Lots of people from other cities moved to a new one but still like old team, their
I'm a Germany fan for football in the World Cup, living in the US. The rationale? I like to watch the games when I can in a German bier bar and eat their delicious house-made pretzels. I'm a Giants fan in American football, because I'm from NY, but I'll root for Pittsburg too because my friend from there likes them and because I liked saying "damn it Roethlisberger." Solid reasons? Definitely.
You don't need logic, just passion.
Similarly, I specifically don't like the 49ers because of management choices and the team is full of guys who seem like [ass]holes.
And yea teams definitely have different styles, this comes from both the individual players, the coaches, and management choices.Edited by vwinter - 7/10/14 at 5:50am