World Cup Facebook Status Updates: Remember Pearl Harbor / Bomb Japan / Here Comes Another Tsunami
The 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup championship match between the United States and Japan will be held on Sunday in Germany. A lot of American soccer fans have posted Facebook status updates expressing their support for their team. Most are good-natured displays of excitement about the upcoming match. However, it would appear that quite a few people have written cringe-worthy updates that call on team USA to get revenge for Pearl Harbor, drop bombs on Japan, or unleash a new tsunami on the Japanese.
Here is a sampling of ugly Facebook status updates from some nationalistic Americans [found via the OpenBook.org's search function]:
And that’s just what’s been posted so far. Unfortunately, another tide of stupidity will be probably be unleashed upon Facebook on the actual day of the championship match.
[hat tip to Hamachiman]