Soccer Essay

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In every society and culture, there are many things in common and many differences but there is one thing that links us all. This is what we all know as 'sports'. Sports are a way of life in many nationalities and cultures. Sports are a way to get away from the everyday works and hassles of life. There are numerous varieties in sport but there is one sport that is known in every corner of the world...and this sport is 'soccer'. Soccer is a sport that is played in every continent in the world, it is the one and only sport without borders. This is so, because soccer is a sport which all can participate and enjoy in, all can be as one. Soccer is also a sport that doesn't really need many components. One may get a couple of people together and a round ball and start kicking it around and that may be considered soccer. Cost efficiency is one of the major reasons soccer has grown and still is growing throughout the world. Soccer is the most exciting sport because its action is non-stop, because its skills are impressive and because it demands such high loyalty.

Firstly, in this entertaining game the action is continuous and never ending. The game consists of 90 minutes in total or two halves of 45 minutes. In soccer, the time always keeps on ticking and it isn't affected by the blowing of a whistle or by the call of a penalty. Even when there is an injury, the time keeps on ticking and the only person that prolongs the match is the referee himself, who has his own watch and can add 'injury' time to the 90 minute match. This helps a lot in keeping the action and adrenaline of the game continuous throughout the entire match because there are no stoppages and no excuses, the game just goes on. There are also many other reasons that make the action non-stop such as the players, who are always running and moving around the field of play, and the ball which is always in motion. Therefore, the action never a... Continue Reading