Nick Hornby has such talent. I wish this was a full book, just so the silliness could go on. It was originally part of a McSweeney's collection, and I love everything McSweeneys.
Podcast Fiction Review: Small Fish, Smaller Pond by Nick Hornby
Stefan's country is small. His mother is President, and her prime duty is to go to a meeting once a month. At least they have a soccer team.