In most of the world, the most popular sport is soccer (or "football", if you want to believe the people who actually play it), a sport in which players run from one end of a field to the other for hours on end.
|"Has anyone seen the goal?"|
|"OK, shirts take Kenya, skins take Djibouti, and anyone who doesn't hustle takes a lap"|
In Mexico's copper canyons, the Tarahumara play rarajipari, a kick-ball race frequently covering dozens of miles of rugged terrain.
|They're laughing because they thought "40 miles" was a joke|
|Sports nutrition was a lot trickier before they had Gatorade|
And what is the national pastime of the USA? Baseball, a sport in which players sit in on a bench and eat.
|Heartburn is a constant danger|
|"Well, I'm beat. Who's up for a snack?"|
So to recap, the Tarahumara play rarajipari:
Can anyone spot the pattern? I'll give you a hint--it starts with "R" and ends with "unning."