AMERICAN FOOTBALL VS. EUROPEAN FOOTBALL (We Went to the Biggest Rivalry Games)
We grew up watching American Football and have always wanted to go to a “soccer” game (calling it soccer to prevent confusion ;)).
The Tennessee Vols and Florida Gators have been rival teams for awhile now, and Tennessee is actually good this year, so we thought that’d be a great game to go watch in real life.
Then we learned that Real Madrid and Barcelona were going to be playing each other (AKA El Clasico!) WHILE we were in Spain!
We had the best time sharing game day at our alma mater, AND getting to experience our very first “soccer” game with our new friend Yoanna!
At the end of the day, even though these 2 sports are very different from each other, our favorite part was seeing people (and complete strangers) from all over the world at both events bonding, putting their differences aside, and having a great time together 🙂
Did any of our comparisons surprise you? Comment below annd let us know which experience youd prefer 🙂
Episode 850 | Filmed October 2022 | Knoxville, TN | Madrid, Spain
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00:00 Sports unite people❤️
00:50 Football vs. Soccer 🏈⚽️
04:22 UT vs FL game begins🎉
08:18 Flying to Spain✈️
10:27 Do Europeans “tailgate”?!🍻
11:37 New show recommendation!
12:37 Pre-game street fires🔥😳
15:44 Real Madrid vs. Barcelona game⚽️
23:54 Our final thoughts: Football or Soccer?
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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, we got married 2013 and were super “normal.” I was a teacher and Nate started a small printing business from the spare bedroom of our apartment. We discovered the world of “travel hacking” & became obsessed. So after 2 years of obsessively saving $35k and over 2 million miles and points, we sold our cars and apartment and left home January 10, 2016 for a “one year” trip around the world. Our goal was to see as many places as possible before we ran out of money and went home to “normal life.” We started this travel vlog to share our experiences with friends and family, but quickly fell in love with this lifestyle and did everything we could to keep going. 4 years later, we achieved our new goal of visiting 100 countries and all 7 continents. We had no plans to slow down, until 2020 forced us to 😉 Which is when we bought a converted van to start exploring our own country for the first time. Van life was a major adjustment and so different than flying every week like we were used to, but we are incredibly thankful to be able to continue doing something we love every day. 😊🎥🌎
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