For all the contrasts, American football and the rest of the world’s football actually have one thing in common. Concussions.

+ Will the American audience lose interest now that America is out of the running? Well, there’s still one American in the competition: Referee Mark Geiger.

+ Far from the stadiums and the sports, he fights for the people. Meet the Batman of Brazil. (He’s no Batkid, but he still draws a pretty big crowd.)