This summer, the World Cup comes to Brazil, the country that perfected the "Beautiful Game." You know what we say to that? Blah, blah blah, blah blah. A rich tradition of excellence is great and all, but the best way to get into soccer is to take an aggressive dislike to someone on not-your-team. You can have your fancy passing and your gorgeous freekicks; we'd rather spend our time screaming at these 14 divers, cheaters, and all-around dirtbags.
Jermaine Jones, United States
We have to include a player from the United States somewhere on the list, and the hulking central midfielder fits in perfectly. Stars and Stripes coach Jurgen Klinsmann likes Jones for that bite he brings to the field; he's a guy who isn't afraid to go hard into every tackle. Witness his absolute destruction of Brazilian prodigy Neymar as Exhibit A. He may be a bit of a punk, but he's America's punk. Let everyone else hate him.
Credit: Micha Will / Getty Images