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Argumentative Essay: Soccer: More Than Just A Game

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Soccer: More Than Just A Game
The definition of soccer: “A game played by two teams of eleven players with a round ball that may not be touched with the hands or arms during play except by the goalkeepers. The object of the game is to score goals by kicking or heading the ball into the opponent 's ' goal.” When I think about the thing I’m most passionate about, soccer pops into my head right away. Soccer represents more than just a game to me. The sport gives me an outlet distract me from the real world, it taught me to overcome a battle that shaped my character, and my teammates bring out the best in me. With so many distractions going on in my life, soccer provides the perfect escape for me. Regardless of family problems or a fight …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Describes soccer as a game played by two teams of eleven players with round balls that may not be touched with the hands or arms during play except by goalkeepers.
  • Describes how they feel invincible when they play soccer. they remember a terrible day where they accidentally slept in and forgot about their math test.
  • Opines that each member of a team is held responsible for everyone's mistakes, as well as their successes.
  • Explains that soccer has been a part of them for as long as they can remember and has created an incredible impact on their life.

Passing and beating defenders down the line come effortlessly to me as if I don’t even have to think about every move I make and it just comes naturally. I remember a horrible day I had one time. I accidentally slept in one morning and had 10 minutes to get ready so I came to school looking like a complete mess. Later in the day I totally forgot I had a math test so I basically failed it. I got home from school already in a bad mood and my dad starts yelling at me for the dumbest reasons which puts me in an even worse mood. Thank goodness I had practice later that day because it honestly saved me. Right when I start to play I instantly forget the terrible day that I just went through. Everyone has that one outlet that makes them forget all of their personal distractions and once they find that escape, they will never want to leave. It seems as if I temporarily step foot into a completely different world where I know I …show more content…

When I hear when people undermine what soccer means to people like me I simply shake my head and laugh. Soccer has been a part of me for as long as I can remember and has created such an incredible impact on my life. There will come a day where the sport simply fades into treasured memories. I know to cherish every day that I get to play the sport. Soccer stands for more than just a game to me because it provides the perfect escape for my everyday problems, it taught me that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and my teammates all expect a lot from each other which pushes me and every individual on the team to be the best we can

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