Comedian Leslie Jones has taken to the sport of soccer recently, and has been running commentary through her Twitter account—and it could not possibly be more charming. She's either just learning the rules, is totally fucking with us, or just has the omniscience to step back from the game and call it like it is. Either way, it is working. Working well.
Jones—who did great work at the Olympics—started her recent fixation with the game almost exactly a month ago, when she picked up on the attractiveness of soccer players during a Barcelona match:
How did I miss the men in !
— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) October 28, 2016
But now she's looking more to domestic games, as she's tuning into tonight's MLS Conference Finals Game 2 between the Colorado Rapids and the Seattle Sounders. Check out her thoughts on the concept of a free kick:
Yes, Leslie, free kicks are confusing AF—you got that right. How many to a wall? Do you jump and leave the underside exposed. How do you mark the posts? I totally get you.
Here are some other wonderful gems of hers from the match:
She's even chosen the heel of the match, Shkëlzen Gashi:
But had a change of heart:
She's clearly on Jordan Morris's side:
And she's certainly got player safety in mind:
But what's this?
Hey now when I said that isn't crazy MLS let the players play in World Cup game when they could get injured. Then what my boo Tim got hurt!!
— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) November 27, 2016
Leslie's out here chopping it up about Tim Howard's international call-ups and injuries in Qualifying? Don't play Leslie for a fool. She knows exactly what she's talking about.
But that doesn't stop this from having the wisdom to take a couple steps back and enjoy the beautiful game: