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Most Useless Reasons to Root for an Athlete

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Rated 0 points - posted 6 years ago by laneave in category Sports.
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Their colors Report Abuse
This has absolutely no bearing on their ability to play.
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Their name Report Abuse
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Their sponsors Report Abuse
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Their attractiveness Report Abuse
This often relates to popularity and salary, but it's not reflective of skill.
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Their stance on a social issue Report Abuse
This is how many athletes get cult fans, but it's not logical.
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You dreamed about them Report Abuse
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Personal acquaintance Report Abuse
Knowing a person doesn't mean they're automatically better at a game.
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You heard they're nice Report Abuse
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Their car Report Abuse
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Their past Report Abuse
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They're the underdog Report Abuse
This is popular and a fun way to choose, but life it's fair, and underdogs lose.
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You like their spouse Report Abuse
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You made a bet Report Abuse
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Their team number Report Abuse
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They have similar interests Report Abuse
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Everyone else likes them Report Abuse
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They're from your hometown/state Report Abuse
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They're you're parents' favorite Report Abuse
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You want the opponent to lose Report Abuse
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You've seen them play before Report Abuse
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