Thursday, June 22, 2006
The Quest For Knowledge, continued
In which V is still trying to get her head around the offside rule.

FIFA gives us a rather lengthy analysis of the offside rule via the magic of flash animation.

I watched this for about 15 minutes last night and the only thing I can sort out is this: if you physically jump OVER the ball, you might not be offside. Also: your hand might not be offisde, but your face definitely is.

I begin to suspect that this is all very arbitrary.