10:03 AM 06/12/2019 | Editorial
David Hookstead | Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
Abby Wambach had an absurdly stupid tweet following the USA beating Thailand 13-0 Tuesday in the Women’s World Cup.
Obviously, such a lopsided victory probably made some people a shade critical, although I’m not sure anybody of any real importance cared. This is America. We expect to win big at absolutely everything.
However, Wambach felt the need to defend the performance and asked, “Would you tell a men’s team to not score or celebrate?”
For all that have issue with many goals: for some players this is there first World Cup goal, and they should be excited. Imagine it being you out there.This is your dream of playing and then scoring in a World Cup. Celebrate.Would you tell a men’s team to not score or celebrate?
— Abby Wambach (@AbbyWambach) June 11, 2019
Listen up, folks. Blowouts are going to get criticized, and it doesn’t matter who is playing. Personally, I say pour it on your opponents. Give them nightmares and send a message to everybody watching about what awaits them when they take the field.
However, it’s not like this would have been any