Die-hard sports people always get a little sensitive when Esports get compared to traditional sports. 

This was pretty evident yesterday on Twitter. 

Professional gamer and streamer, Ninja, took to the platform to raise a question about why NFL teams seem to have such a hard time finding consistent kickers, and was met with some pretty swift backlash. 



*Warning: some of the language used in the replies is NSFW*


As soon as he raised the point, traditional sports fans were quick to question his credentials. 










Sports talk aside, I think we all learned a valuable lesson today.

Never ask for opinions on Twitter.  

(H/T: Twitter/Ninja