Personal Essay: Why I Believe In Football
My first weeks of football were difficult because my body was not physically prepared for the season. I believe most of my team was not in shape or ready to play. I told myself that I had to be ready for the new season and run hard every chance that I had, because I wanted to play and be a starter. The coach said I was fast although I …show more content…
Part of working hard is learning from mistakes. I would rather work really hard in a week and lose a game and learn from the loss than not work hard and win a game. A loss in football can be a great learning experience for everyone. This may sound odd, but this year we were 7-1 and my favorite game was the one game we lost because we gained knowledge of a weakness. We learned that our defense was not good at covering a pass. After our loss, we practiced this and improved as a team which prepared us for the next challenge.
Football is a team sport, there is no one person that wins the game. Football is collaboration of 30 guys working together towards a common goal to win a game. I love working hard for a my team, and enjoy learning new things with my team. Football is everything to me because it has taught me valuable life lessons. I have learned how to be a good loser, how to work with a team and how to work hard and not give up. For these reasons and many more, I believe in football and think it is the best game in the