Now that the World Cup is over, will late-blooming U.S. soccer fans have a case of out of sight out of mind? Will we go back to sitting in bars only to watch sports that consist of, as one comic says, men pulling heavy objects by ropes that are clinched between their teeth for a sense of American sportsmanship? Most of the late-night comics seem to think so. Of course, if we do, that also means that we'll miss out on some of the craziness that soccer can bring, like the fan who ran out onto the field during the final match between Germany and Argentina with the words "natural born prankster" written across his chest. Who was it? And how did that final match influence the relationship between the new and old pope at the Vatican? Take a look at this webisode of Punchlines to find out.
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The late-night comics on the end of the World Cup. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.