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  • 1. European vs. US Fans Is there really a difference?
  • 2. European Sporting Event Crowd
  • 3. US Sporting Event Crowd
  • 4. Main Points Europe  Focus on fan culture from a European point of view US  Focus on fan culture from a US point of view
  • 5. Education Europe  International Adult Education,  Culture and International Ed.  Identities and International Ed. US  International Adult Education,  Culture and International Ed.  Identities and International Ed.
  • 6. Similarities Europe  -Love for the sport  -The culture of the sport  -Comradely  -Entertainment US  Love for the sport  -The culture of the sport  -Comradely  -Entertainment
  • 7. Differences Europe  (Atmosphere) More rowdy, dangerous and fear for life. US  More laid back and controlled environment.
  • 8. Focus Europe  Support/WIN US  Support/Have a good time
  • 9. Strengths Europe  European fans: this is a way of life. A tradition, and lifestyle. That shows determination and dedication US  Sportsmanship. US fans can still support their teams with respect to their opponent and their fans. Shows strong character
  • 10. Weaknesses Europe  Sometimes shows lack of self discipline and judgment US  Passion and loyalty to team
  • 11. Recommendations Europe  EU fans should take a page out of US fans book of strengths US  US fans should take a page out of EU fans book of strengths
  • 12. References: Europe  Fort, R. (2000). European and North American Sports Differences. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 47, No. 4 US  Markovits, A. (2011) Sports Fans across Borders: America from Mars, Europe from Venus. Harvard International Review.