[WORLD CUP 2010 COUNTDOWN] Jon Stewart
and actor Hugh Grant
Cup, USA vs. England, on Wednesday's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Comedy Central. Grant: "I'm always surprised you have a male football team. It's a female game here. It's little girls who play
in America." Stewart: "If we do beat you, it really puts the final nail in the empire." For more on the segment ...
Stewart, a former college soccer player at William & Mary, had to
correct Grant on the year of the USA's win over England in the World Cup. Grant, an acknowledged England fan, referred to the "horrible moment in 1962 when I think you beat us ..."
Responded Stewart, "It's the one thing we have in soccer, so we have to get it right." Segment begins at 16:20 http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episodes/258735/wed-december-16-2009-hugh-grant