I come to Claddagh at least once, sometimes twice a week during the soccer season just to watch with the fans. It's a weirder situation than normal - it's always on Saturday or Sunday morning, like 10 a.m., drinking.

What' re you looking for when you go out?

I come to Claddagh at least once, sometimes twice a week during the soccer season just to watch with the fans. It's a weirder situation than normal - it's always on Saturday or Sunday morning, like 10 a.m., drinking.

What's the scene like for those games?

For the English Premier League games, it's a lot of ex-pats - guys who grew up in Britain, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and don't have anywhere else to watch it except for here.

It's really interesting. I saw a guy with a tattoo of the year Liverpool was founded. This is a lifelong obsession for these people. It's awesome.

What are your teams?

Liverpool and the Crew, of course.

Besides Claddagh, where else do you watch soccer?

I go to Fado only to watch Scottish games. You should see it on the Scottish League days. They have a club for Celtic that collects dues from its members because it costs a lot to get the satellite rights for Scottish league.

Those guys don't f--- around - big Scottish bruisers in their sweaters pounding Guinness at 7 a.m. It's an awesome scene. I don't like Celtic, I support a different team, but I keep that on the DL. Those guys look mean.

What do you drink?

I'm pretty much a beer guy. I like Guinness. I like Carlsberg a lot. I love some of those American micros. If I'm somewhere that has Unibroue beers, I'll get those. I love the La Fin du Monde.

St. James Tavern has a great selection of microbrews and it's cheap. And it changes constantly.

Looking forward to the World Cup?

I'm so excited. I'm definitely coming to Claddagh for the England vs. USA game. It's going to be super-crowded - it's going to be awesome

Who will you root for?

USA, that's my country. Liverpool has two guys on that England squad, but I cheer for them all year. I'll be representing for the U.S.

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