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Piers Morgan

American Football Is 'Girly'

Brits Don't Need Pads!

2/28/2014 7:07 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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AMERICAN FOOTBALL IS GIRLY???!??!?

Apparently, that's the way Piers Morgan feels about the sport ... when compared with "real" football -- the kind they play back in Britain.

Piers was at Madeo last night when we started talking about the difference between the U.S. and the U.K. -- and just like General Cornwallis, Piers went on an ill-advised attack.

"You gotta learn proper football," Piers said ... "The REAL one with the round ball and no girly padding or helmets."

Gotta respect the fact he didn't back down ... but girly? Really?

At least our judges don't wear wigs.

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14 COMMENTS

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1.

devil's advocate    

I'd like to see him play a game of American Football without wearing pads, even if it was a senior citizen team he was playing against.

147 days ago
2.

K-man    

When is this twit leaving the country?

147 days ago
3.

Apo    

I have to like this, really.
LIKE!

147 days ago
4.

Defunkt Rob    

"At least our judges don't wear wigs."

erm.. Donald trump? ;-)

147 days ago
5.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

British people are fudge packers

147 days ago
6.

Joe Blowe    

Thats smart Piers, try to alienate as many people in America as you can with your opinions

147 days ago
7.

AZMIKEY2000    

Let's see the futballers play against our footballers without any protection. I guarantee there won't be much left of the Brit when three 400 lb guys pile up on him. The Brits have to realize that while the names of the sports are similar, the sports themselves are completely different.

147 days ago
8.

Kcb    

Yeah they don't seem to need teeth either

146 days ago
9.

Vote2012    

This fruit needs to jump on the next boat back to his Limey country, I am willing to bet he has never watched an American football game in his life, but now since his lame low rated show has been canceled he will have plenty of free time.

146 days ago
10.

Chrisb95    

Hes not saying american football is girly compared to european football hes comparing it with rugby as they are very similar but you dont wear pads and helmets in rugby

146 days ago
11.

Toonces    

What an idiot! Is he talking about the same "real" football in which the players brush by each other, then flail to the ground as if they were shot? It's an embarrassment! Those guys wouldn't last one down in university ball, let alone the NFL!! Shake yer head dummy!

146 days ago

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