Essay On How Football Changed My Life

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When I was in the fourth grade I started to started my football career. Playing football has changed my life and has made me who I am. My football journey, begins here. It all began at Crowville Middle School when I was 9 years old. I joined the Crowville tackle one football team. My decision to play this sport would have a lasting impact on me and is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I was very nervous yet optimistic about playing football. I had seen it played on television and at high school and college football games, but I just thought that my lack of knowledge about the sport would hinder my performance. I was not the tallest, I was not the fastest, but, I was one of the biggest and strongest players on my team when I began to play. This allowed me …show more content…
I have learned how to push myself to my limits in order to do something great. I have also learned what it means to be on a team and what it means to be a part of something bigger than yourself. I have learned that many times you can create a bond so powerful that you no longer look at your teammates as teammates, you look at them as brothers. I have also learned that your coaches are not just your coaches, they serve as a father type figure that is in your life. These are just a few things in which I have learned through football. In conclusion, playing football has had changed my life. I have created close bonds with teammates and coaches, as well as learning many life lessons. I have also become more athletic and physically fit. Also, football has made me tough, mentally and physically. I love the sport of football and will continue to play it through through my high school years. I could not have experienced these things if i had not made the commitment to play football way back in fourth grade. I will always cherish that decision as being one of the most life changing decisions that I have ever

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