The Greatness of Football

Levi Savage Lowe

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Football is an exciting sport to play and to watch. Many people believe it to be the best sport, but of course everyone is entitled to their own opinions, so some may think differently. There are positive and negative aspects of every sport. This article was not written to try to prove that football is superior to all other sports, but instead to inform people that football is a fun and important sport that anyone can enjoy. Although lots of people think that it is difficult to understand or be entertained by football, it can be an exciting event to watch even if you don’t know all of the rules.

No matter what you might believe, football can be enjoyed no matter who you are. All kinds of people can be seen attending football games: men, women, old, young. This is a physical game that consists of tackling, shoving, and occassionally even, in violation of rules, punching. This aspect of football seems dangerous, but the players take precautions measures by wearing bulky uniforms. Football can be a stress reliever for both the audience and the players because it has been found that watching others have a physical conflict can vicariously relieve stress, and to actually be a part of that physical conflict and to be competitive can allow the players to release aggression. Even though this sport can relieve stress, it can also create stress if one invests too much of their time and attention into the game. Therefore, it’s important to maintain a healthy relationship with the game and to notice signs that the competition of football has affected parts of your life that it shouldn’t.

When football is appreciated in a healthy fashion, it is a great way to make friendships and bond with other fans of the sport. Although there are many experts who attend football games, there are also people who are just there to support the players or to have fun with a big crowd of people. There are all kinds of personalities in a football stadium, so it’s important not to assume that only hardcore fans attend. Understanding this can allow people to feel more confident about reaching out to others at a game and making new friendships. The sport of football has a gigantic community that it is built around. The Superbowl has been the most-watched event in U.S. history, and it’s not only because of the quality commercials that appear between the game. Football has been made famous because of the love the fans have given to it over the many years.

Of course, football is not only fun for its viewers—its just as fun for the athletes. This game is all about teamwork, which teaches someone to be both a team player and leader. There are many plays that can be executed throughout the game, and each one has its own advantages and disadvantages that have to be methodically chosen to use the skills of each of the players. Playing football can train someone to  become faster on their feet as well as improve cognition. A football player needs to be able to think on the fly to quickly change targets when needed, and to take note of what everyone else is doing on the field, in order to score against the opposing team.

Football is a sport that can be entertaining to watch or play for many more reasons aside from generating new friendships, developing better motor skills, and becoming more physically and mentally balanced. Even if you are skeptical about football, it is important to give it a chance and to have an open mind. Approach everything with an open mind, and eliminate any prejudices you might have because that is how you fulfill the human experience! is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet