Flipstar and football

in sportstalk •  6 months ago 

Germany is a football crazy country and I was always living in football crazy cities.

My friends were playing it, talking about it and watching it to talk more about it after the game was finished.

kw17v.jpg

I never got it. Not for the lack of trying though I went to a football club a couple of times but it was just no fun for me.

I still watched the big games but I am more what real football fans call an event fan. Even years later I dont get the appeal of it. People running after the ball , passing it around and pretending they got hurt.

When I look at my family there is pretty much no one who cares about football which is probably a big reason I dont either.

I sold snacks during the breaks in Kaiserslautern and when the teams were playing we could watch till 10 minutes before the break or end.

There I could see a bit why people go there. It is hard to resist the feeling of being a part of the collective.

I had a similar experience when I was at an UFC live event. Most people were just happy being there having a good time watching 2 dudes beating the shit out of each other, talking to your neighbour about a sport you enjoy.

I guess this is a reason why I still sometimes watch football games with friends, I dont really care what is going on but I still enjoy spending time with friends....even if I would rather watch the dudes who kick the shit out of each other.

Do you have a popular sport you were never a fan of? If yes why not?

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Cricket.i am never a fan of cricket but it is a nice and cool sports

I have never been drawn to football either. I have always thought of it as a mega hyped up game.

I love any sport apart from things such as Poker, Chess etc - Football remains my main one though but I get your points my friend. In my youth I did a lot track and field stuff in addition.

We have a local sport called Gaelic Football that the whole country loves but I was always more interested in English football. That and cricket

Gaelic Football is a bit like rugby? Seems similar from the pictures

Closest sport is aussie rules . Both sports play each other every year. Its called comprimised rules. We had to cancel it because it was turning into a boxing match every year. Fair d income mate!

I know that feeling if I'm in the company of people who like rugby. I really don't give a shit there but any excuse to drink some beer I guess :)

yeah same shoes different sport :-)

Congratulations @flipstar.sports! You have completed the following achievement on the Steem blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You distributed more than 900 upvotes. Your next target is to reach 1000 upvotes.
You published more than 20 posts. Your next target is to reach 30 posts.

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

To support your work, I also upvoted your post!

Vote for @Steemitboard as a witness to get one more award and increased upvotes!