Robert Griffin III Trying Out This Soccer Thing

Robert Griffin III likes football ... maybe both kinds?

The Heisman Trophy winner and now starting Washington Redskins quarterback (poor him) clearly knows a thing or two about hand-egg-ball, but how about round-kicking-ball?

Griffin was spotted at the United States vs. Brazil friendly at the Redskins' FedEx Field wearing a U.S. soccer jersey. There are several possible explanations for this: he is a soccer fan; he is sponsored by Nike and ADIDAS, but Nike sponsors the U.S. team; the Redskins made him go; his sweet dreadlocks look way better in soccer than when under a helmet. You pick your favorite reason.

He looks pretty good in the soccer jersey, and ignoring the whole knowledge of the sport and skill things -- you know, minor things -- a 6-foot-2 guy who can run a 4.38 40 might find a home on the soccer field. Let's add it to the list of possible occupations for him besides NFL quarterback, a list that already included lawyer, Supreme Court justice, astronaut, fashion maven and all-around cool cat. RGIII will have all of the jobs.

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