Important Thing About Football

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Football has defined me as person growing up, developing me to being the person you see today. The thrilling experience and the excitement surrounding playing against a local football team is unmatched. When you come onto the pitch, you forget your worries and your problems, and you concentrate on completing the simple task at hand of putting the ball in the back of their net, and protecting yours.
The late Sir Terence Pratchett expresses the beauty of football brilliantly in relation to what I think of it, “The thing about football - the important thing about football - is that it is not just about football.” I always wanted to perform well against whomever we played against, but that wasn’t always the case, I was failing miserably. I wasn’t
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The second half kicked off, and we were heading for a win. I began a run from the right side as Abandi finds me with a long pass. I control the ball as a defender is trying to catch me. With a strong right-footed shot, I score a goal. I am fighting for this! I don’t celebrate the goal, I’ll only celebrate if we win. We’re mentally ready thanks to Aseel. We continue playing, and thanks to excellent passes and fantastic team play, we draw the game. This is the biggest moment of my life.
About 25-30 minutes were left of play. We believed that we could win, and that belief led us to winning the game. We outplayed them in the second half, and won thanks to goals from Abandi, Jasem, Fahad, and I. The most important player in our win, though, was Aseel, as he was bossing the midfield. We won by a 1 goal difference, with the final score being 7-6
We walked out ecstatic with the win. I did what I set out to do. We won! We won! We won! I was able to prove to myself that I am not somebody willing to bow down to a challenge. I am a winner through belief. The pressure and the anxiety were gone. Who would’ve thought the most important moment of my life is a local football match between two teams in an empty football pitch in
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