With organizated team activities (OTAs) out of the way, the St. Louis Rams players and coaches get a much-deserved reprieve from the gridiron. Some will head back home for some rest and relaxation. Other will take the month off to travel the world, getting their minds and bodies away from football before the grind of the NFL season begins with minicamp. However, with one of the world’s greatest sporting events currently in play, some will take their talents to the “broadcast booth,” enlightening their fans with color commentary about World Cup XI. Chris Long is one of those few in the latter category, spreading his futbol knowledge throughout the Twitterverse. Here are some gems from the thrilling match between Argentina and Iran…
I don’t care about the team struggling. Messi is our quarterback. (Namath voice) — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 21, 2014
Messi’s the type of guy that waits til the end of a kids b day party and brings a show pony for a gift. You win dude. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 21, 2014
‘His commentary would soon switch over to the Ghana vs. Germany bout,
Germany Klosing in on a victory eh — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 21, 2014
Last, but not least, Long would focus his attention to the massive USA vs. Portugal match tomorrow afternoon. The game, with a win, could guarantee the Americans a path out of the “Group of Death”; a dramatic turn of events from where the US squad was expected to be heading into the World Cup. Chris Long made that point very clear…
So essentially we better go all Teddy Roosevelt tomm night to ensure we advance. Yes? — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 21, 2014
Whether you are an international soccer fanatic or merely a proud American cheering for your country’s team to dominate, Chris Long will be a must-follow until the end of the tournament. If you aren’t already, go ahead and give him a click on Twitter.