The most popular sport in the world with 250 million people playing it each and every day all across our planet is football. This game has made famous many a talented players and has become a sport which has the potential to bring together strangers for the same purpose, kicking the ball through the net!
The sport basically comprises of two teams, each consisting of eleven players, chasing and passing over the ball to each other in order to stop the opposing team from kicking the ball through the net which is being guarded by the goalie, while simultaneously attempting to score a goal themselves.
It is a highly competitive game with enthusiastic supporters cheering their favourite team throughout the 90 minute duration! However, it is not just about winning or losing. This sport, much like other sports, builds the character of every participant by inculcating the sense of sportsmanship, team-spirit, and a well-functioning coordination with other team players. Because it is a sport so thoroughly dependant on the performance of every single individual acting as one system and towards the same motivation, it becomes extremely important for every team member to overthrow their own personal motives and instead look for the betterment of the entire team.
And it is very much evident that the most loved teams are not always the ones which comprise of a successful and famous player, but are instead those which work together towards winning. And in the process even if they lose a few matches, these teams never accept defeat.
Football is highly influential in nurturing the mentioned aspects in any individual. And thus it proves to be a highly engaging activity. Apart from inculcating these lessons, it also provides them with the opportunity to mingle with other people, form new bonds and relationships, and also nurture their dreams and passions. And no one can deny the health benefits one can attain if they participate effectively in this sport.
So all those who follow this sport, sitting on their couches and staring at the games being played on their television, it is time for you to march up to the field and chase the ball yourself. After all, all the fun is in the chase. And who knows, you might just end up scoring a goal!