It must be pretty sad rooting for a country that gets about 3 medals total if they’re lucky lol
I was going to ignore this message but you know what? No. Not only is this just unnecessarily mean, but also fucking ignorant.
Do you know how much money you need to be an Olympic athlete? A recent survey said you need to spend about 1.5 to 3 million US dollars to even have a chance at making it to the games.
It is estimated that the amount of money spent by governments worldwide to fund sports/athletes is around 472 billion US dollars.
Do you know what the budget that the United States Government gives to athletes every year is? 153 billion US dollars. So they spend about half of what every single country in the world spends.
Do you know what the budget that the Mexican Government gives to athletes every year is? About 2,825 million Mexican pesos. That's about 140,758 million US dollars.
Some Mexican athletes have stated they have had to beg for money at stop signs so they can buy their plane tickets to the Olympics.
Yeah, maybe we get 3 medals in total. But it's not because our athletes are fucking lucky. It's because they put their blood, sweat and tears into those disciplines, even if they have to live damn near close to the poverty line to get to go to the Olympics.
So fuck you man, check your fucking privilege.
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