James has been completely brainwashed. Granted, he was drawn to the soccer ball (well, any spherical items) since he could crawl, but his love of soccer has reached a new level. He even picked a favorite team:
Christian has been watching the World Cup games quite a bit. In fact, if we are home, there is usually a game on if one is being broadcast. He is in a fantasy league and, consequently, is on top of all the scores and matches and knows the stats about who needs to win what games when and by how many points. I don't know any of the details, but I admit, I find myself a bit captivated too. What?
Let's face it, soccer players are easily the best-looking athletes around: