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Football in the USA: Soccer seen as 'sissyball' in Deep South

BBC Pop Up's Benjamin Zand is exploring the state of the beautiful game in the US.

He spent a month in the Louisiana capital Baton Rouge where American football is the biggest sport by far.

At a big game at Louisiana State University he asked fans why they remain deeply suspicious of soccer.

Filmed, edited and produced by Benjamin Zand

Watch the rest of the BBC Pop Up soccer series here:

Stop 1: Boulder, Colorado - Brit searches for 'soccer' in the US

Stop 3: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and no relegation/promotion in the US

  • 15 Nov 2014
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