This is the dumbest shit but something I will take from the DCEU to my fucking GRAVE is the idea that Gothamites are fucking WILD about football. They are so goddamn viciously into football they will riot about it, they will get so angry about it, they are so into their mad team of underpaid underdog scrappers.
Meanwhile, the Metropolis football team is like… all shiny and well funded and shit. Lex Luthor owns them. They just buy all the best guys from all the other teams and always win and it’s infuriating.
So Bruce buys the Gotham football team just to give them a bunch of money to trash the Metropolis team. That’s 100% his reason for it. (that and city morale) But it’s the pettiest billionaire shit.
Meanwhile Superman is like “oh, I like baseball. ha ha”
He does not like baseball; he just hates the Metropolis team because Lex owns them and he knows it’s wrong. He’s Metropolis’ golden boy or whatever, but he is secretly petty about this and cheers for the Gotham team. I don’t know why I feel that is important. It just is.