As a red-blooded American, I’m a football guy. No not soccer – that stranger sport where everyone gets a medal and yet only two points are scored in a game.
But there are some people in the world (in fact, most of the people in the world) who like soccer. And by some measures, soccer is a more exciting sport – in soccer, the underdog wins 45% of the time, while in football, the underdog pulls it off a much rarer 36% of the time.
However, soccer is vastly more lucrative – Wayne Rooney clears 2 million pounds more a year than Peyton Manning.
Learn more about the many differences between soccer and football in this infographic: