I am an beginner however enthusiastic soccer fan and I at all times have been. I’m not going to fake to be any type of knowledgeable, although there might be no jokes concerning the offside rule right here as it’s completely simple for anybody to grasp and broadly the identical as in hockey.
There’s additionally a household custom of supporting Arsenal, and I’ve sat a good few instances cheering them on within the chilly with a scorching chocolate in my fingers. I even performed for the ladies’s soccer group at my faculty, although I did as soon as must be subbed off earlier than I even went on as I’d pulled a muscle placing on my boots. I referred to it as a “sports activities harm”, which was technically appropriate.
I’m a little bit of a part-time fan then, I admit, in relation to the home sport. However I actually do love a global soccer event. I’m a sucker for an enormous occasion. And subsequently I’m trying ahead immensely to the confusingly named Euro 2020, happening in 2021. The England group performs its first match towards Croatia on Sunday, and I might be watching, coronary heart in mouth, cheering them on from my couch, possibly even with a pie and a pint.