Football is a real thing. It exists.Originally Posted by Don Young
Ninja Turtles, as far as I know, are not real. And never were.
So a different standard exists for the acceptability of interpretation.
And, by the way, for some people, the shape of a real football IS round. And some of those people ARE pissed off when football is played with an oval ball. But their thing does not cease to exist because the new thing comes into being.