Football Is More Than A Sport Essay

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Down..., Set…, Hike, those are the words that changed my life forever. Football is more than just a sport and an activity. Its more than entertainment for people to watch and enjoy. It is greater than people yelling at the TV when something bad happens. In all honesty, have you ever thought how football impacted the players and how it changed their lives, because it did for me? It did change my life and still has a great impact on me, greater than you can imagine. The fact that the game got me through the tough times I had at home and school. The game continues to grow as I grow with it. Football didn’t only have an impact as I was younger, but still to this day, and hopefully for the years to come. All in all, football changed my life one yard, one down at a time. Football is more than a sport or a game, it is guidance, it’s a journey, its impact on one’s life. Figure 1, My First picture day after weeks of preparation and hard work. Why football, I can tell you so? As I was younger, around 10 years of age; as you can see in figure 1, I always wanted to be a part of something, something bigger than the average Joe. I wanted to be a part of a team, a community in fact. So I turned straight to the game known as football. I had no knowledge what to think or expect and went in with a bang, I was up for the challenge. I had no clue what I was getting myself into. My family even warned me that it was going to be challenging. They told me that I needed to fight, and to never

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