Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Over-Protection Run Amok!

I caught a bit of a middle school soccer game last week and was shocked to see the goalies wearing helmets. What a ridiculous precaution!

Then Googling for images I came across the outrage above. Everyone on the field wearing freakin' helmets?!?!?!

I think in Massachusetts soccer players have to wear mouth-guards as well.

With all this padding the nannies are turning a terrific manly sport in a sissy-game  a la American football.

If I was a kid again I probably wouldn't play soccer....or ride a bike if I had to wear a stupid helmet!

Categorically speaking I'm dead-set against buying or wearing protection.

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