IanMoran wrote:It honestly does kind of annoy me, I've never seen w leagues best player disrespected so much as Crosby is for no reason. Maybe Lebron but a lot of that was self-brought on.
It's not just Philly and such, since moving to msp I've heard a lot of "pens fan? Yea, I hate Crosby." I just don't get it
I went to a Flyers-Someone game 5 years ago and ran into an acquaintance who was there with a friend. After being exposed as a Pens fan, I immediately got treated to bleating by someone I had just met
, "Oh, I can't stand 'Cindy.' He's such a [pejorative]..." etc. I gave the same answer I always give: an ostensibly bemused and subtly sarcastic "Huh." I enjoy the deflated look I get in return and revel in the consistency. Happens all the time, and almost always about Sid.
When I meet someone new whom I know is a fan of another team, I don't immediately start trashing their favorite team's players to their faces. Why not? Because I wasn't raised in the wild by wolves.