Soccer Informative Speech Essay

960 Words Dec 24th, 2012 4 Pages
Have you ever heard the saying, “have you ever wanted something so much it hurt”? Well, when I say it. I’m talking about literally hurting. Your legs are so sore, it feels like you can’t take another stride, your so out of breath from chasing the ball around, and your so exhausted from last nights practice, your bed seems to be the most attractive thing to you right now. Three hour practices of straight running, push ups, and sit ups has its pros and cons. Even at times when you feel like you need a break, pushing yourself through it is what makes you a better player. I choose to inform you on soccer because I’ve played my whole life, from 5 years old until my senior year in high school, and its something I know about. The three main points …show more content…
Understanding that and accepting it is a person with good sportsmanship. Where as if they were upset at their teammates for not doing their part and getting overly upset at the other team for playing good soccer is not good sportsmanship. At the end of the game, whether you have lost or have won you always shake hands with the other team. It is always necessary to let the other team know that it was a good well-played game whatever the outcome was. A person with good sportsmanship would clearly accept that fact. People that do have good sportsmanship are more easy to be around. It’s almost like they’re carefree and just play soccer for the fun of the game and not just for the win. Don’t get me wrong, it is always better to win, but everyone loses at least once in his or her lives.
Lastly, I think that dedication is another key component to playing yet again, not just soccer, but any sport. Having a teammate that isn’t dedicated is like having an employee not show up to work every other day. You need that person to be there to get the job done. If you miss days of practice or even games, those are days that everyone is running an hour more than you and are gaining more endurance. It almost will seem like you can see the players that aren’t as dedicated on the field because they don’t care as much. An article called what motivates athletes by psychology today states that…