In an interview last week, UFC president Dana White called soccer players the least talented athletes on the planet.
Can't stand soccer. It's the least-talented sport on Earth. There's a reason three-year-olds can play soccer. When you're playing a game when the net is that big and the score is 3-1 (and that's a blowout) are you kidding me? You know how untalented you have to be to score three times when the net is that big?
Considering that soccer is the world's most popular sport, he ruffled quite a few feathers with that comment. One set of ruffled feathers belonged to Jimmy Conrad, a retired American soccer player. Conrad, who played for the U.S. men's national team and in Major League Soccer, responded to White with a challenge.