There's not much debating that when it comes to prolonged fan intensity, soccer fans tend to whoop up on Americans.
Case in point: Ever see this sort of level of excitement at a college football game? These people are singing, jumping, whistling, hooliganing -- just about everything you can possibly think about doing in or around a soccer stadium with your closest 80,000 drunken friends.
But for the first time we may have some insight as to how they got this way.
Ingrid Amon, an Austrian-based voice coach, is giving out pointers on how to cheer for the Euro Championship in June.
From the AP story:
"Amon's advice includes taking 'quiet' breaks so fans aren't continually shouting through all 90 minutes of regular time, and deliberately varying the pitch and intensity of their screams."
She also advises fans to avoid alcohol and caffeine.
So to be a good, boisterous, vocal fan you must:
A. vary your pitch and intensity
B. Avoid booze
C. Avoid coffee
Whoa, whoa, Miss Amon. I'm just trying to get into heaven, I'm not running for Jesus!
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