You and many other rugby/cricket/soccer fans have been in a pub or someone’s home watching the last match in a rugby/cricket test series or finals of the African Cup of Nations on TV. The South Africans have just lost to the Australians/Nigerians. Do you:
Cheer loudly because you are really an Australia/Nigeria supporter, having just come from that part of the world?
Commiserate with your hosts or pub mates, but give reasons for why you feel the other side deserved to win?
Keep your feelings to yourself and just ...