The Importance Of Concussions In Football

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One day, I was on the soccer field, playing the game I love and I just about scored a goal but the goalie stopped the ball. Then, the goalie proceeded to punt the ball and I started to run backwards and did not see the ball coming towards me. Also, there was a girl running next to me and when I went to turn around, the ball came crashing down on my head and so did the girls elbow and also the ground. Needless to say, I had a full blown concussion, but I continued to play the rest of the game because I didn’t think there was anything wrong with me. Later that day, I started to feel nauseas and along came the terrible headaches. Subsequently, I had to go to the hospital because my concussion was so bad that the doctors thought I might have cracked my skull.…show more content…
On the other hand, when I got off the ground, I could taste the turf and grass all in my mouth, and I must say, that was disgusting. I could also hear all the parents and the refs gasping because I was just almost knocked out. Everyone was so worried about me going back into the game, but I wanted insisteaded. Needless to say, the doctors found nothing wrong and they told me I had the choice to quit soccer or keep playing and become affected by the concussion in 10 years, so, I made the hardest decision I have ever made; I quit the game I fell in love with at just 5 years old. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about playing soccer. At the time, I thought I was making a good decision, and maybe I was, but right now, I regret my choice so
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