The majority of you lovely people out there don’t know me personally, but if you did, you’d probably know that I’m not massively keen on sports of any kind, least of all football (the soccer kind, but you knew that already).

I gave the world cup a good proper try this time. Right at the start, I said to myself: “Chris,” for ’tis my name, “We are going to try and actually watch the world cup. It’s culturally relevant and it’s important to lots of your friends, so why don’t we actually put in a little effort this time?” read more