Brits have a tendency to love underdogs. Other countries tend to idolise only champions, There is wisdom in the British approach, because Britush people love to support underdogs, I would suggest that they are less likely to be taken in by people, just because they have popular appeal. Who are the people most likely to have heaps of supporters? – narcissists and psychopaths, who systematically set out acquire a heap of
flying monkeys supporters.
Eddy The Eagle Makes Olympic History
To my mind the more supporters somebody has, the more likely it is that they are narcissistic!
British people appear to have a more mature understanding of this concept and a proven track record of proudly supporting underdogs like Eddy The Eagle.
Think David and Goliatth, David was probably the most famous underdog of all time,1 Samuel 17
The most memorable moments in sport are moments like this one.
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