How has soccer affected our lives?

Football or soccer is the most popular sport in the world. It is the most watch sport in all over the world. The passion for football by the fans and the players is just great.

With over 256 million active players, football has affected the lives of football players. Football does affect not only the life of the footballers but also the life of its spectators, managers, coach and club owners.

The sport has a big role in an individual’s life that’s why there is various association who are promoting all sorts of sports. Academics and studies are also great and important, but sports should not be ignored during the growth of youths.

Football is not just a sports game which is fun to play. It is much more than that. Do you know that with income of some football clubs, football in general funds in global education, also a positive change in social beliefs?

Soccer (Football) effects in the society

Soccer crosses all the religious boundaries. Soccer is loved by the people regardless of what culture or religion they belong to. We all know about the great players and clubs. We know about the great rivalries, but not all of us know about the positive changes brought by soccer in our society.

Soccer is specifically very popular among teenagers (Both males and females). This game brings together people for the sake of the game which automatically boosts the strength of the society. Soccer teaches us hard work and teamwork is the key to success.

Drugs and alcohol have attracted so many teenagers and adults. This addiction can ruin their life and others, but soccer keeps it’s away.

There are certain organisations who bring the promotion and development of soccer and also the funding for educations. This definitely creates a positive social change in the world.

Soccer and Education

FIFA might Institute 0.4 percent education tax on the broadcasting of football matches and sponsorship. This can only happen with the help of UN. During the FIFA World CUP 2014, the tax from broadcasting and sponsor generated an estimated amount of $48 Million. This led to over 2 million children getting basic education across the world. Education is one of the reasons for the development of a country and with Soccer it only positively impacts the education.

Soccer and Energy

Most of us play soccer for fun with dedication but have you ever thought a little differently like thinking about how much energy does a kick generates when we kick a ball. I think none of us has ever thought about this. But there are four girls in an engineering class who are studying and inventing a soccer ball where it can generate energy and stores it. Of course, these soccer balls will generate energy when it gets an impact like a kick. This kind of energy will give various things energy like an electric bulb, motor and cell phones and others stuff.

Top 10 soccer players in the world

Since there are many talented and amazing soccer players, it is tough to label them as top 10. But here there are Top 10 soccer players at the moment.

  1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona, Argentina)

Lionel Messi is the currently the best player in the world. He is known as a little magician. Messi is also the won World Player of the five times (Balloon D’OR). He is a nightmare for the defenders, even the best defenders in the world find it hard to tackle the ball when Messi got the ball. He is a great goal scorer as well as a playmaker which makes him the best player in the world.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, Portugal)

Cristiano Ronaldo is stronger, taller and probably faster than Messi. Cristiano Ronaldo has achieved many trophies and broke lots of records. Without no doubt, he is the best goal scoring machine. He and his national team won the Euro 2016 which was his major trophy with his national team.

  1. Luis Suarez (Barcelona, Uruguay)

He is a threat to the opposing penalty box with his ability to sneak into the goal scoring ability position. Luis Suarez joined Barcelona in July 2014 with a worth of US $128.5 million.

  1. Neymar (Barcelona, Brazil)

This guy is living his dreams at a very young age. With his amazing skills on and off the pitch, Neymar is one of the best strikers in the world. With his teammates, Messi and Suarez, this three is the best-attacking trio in the world.

  1. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City, Argentina)

Sergio Aguero is a pacer and a great finisher. He was the key player in both the title-winning season under Roberto Mancini and Manuel Pellegrini.

  1. Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich, Germany)

This guy might not have scored plenty of goals, but his goal saving skills are just tremendous. Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in the world. He got reflexes which are unmatched by any other Goalkeeper.

  1. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid, Wales)

Gareth Bale is a very fast and strong player. He can pass versatile defenders with his dribbling skills. But cannot leave Gareth Bale without talking about his long ranges. This guy scored some amazing long range goals during his career, and there are more to come.

  1. Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich, Holland)

Robben always impresses the spectators when he starts to dribble from the outside to inside of the corner. Arjen has a deadly combination of trickery and pace which is a nightmare for defenders.

  1. Andre Iniesta (Barcelona, Spain)

Andre Iniesta is a maestro of playmaking. He dominates the centre of the field with his dribbling skills and passing abilities. He scored the winning goal against Netherland in World Cup 2010.

  1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United, Sweden)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of that player who will never be forgotten even after he retired. Zlatan has scored most of the gymnastic goals. The one with an overhead kick against England in 2012 was the best goal he ever scored.

Top 10 amazing facts about the Barclay’s Premier League

Barclays Premier League is one of the most popular football or says soccer league in the world. Millions of people watch this league from all over the world. This top-flight football league is now 25 years old, and there have been lots of exciting stuff, and sad stuff happened during this period.

Although you might be a great follower of Barclays Premier League, there is a chance that you don’t know everything about the English league. Well, I will list some amazing facts about Barclays Premier League which you never heard of.

You probably already know about the most goal scorer of Barclays Premier League or the club with most league trophies, but you certainly wouldn’t know about these facts which I have shown you below.

With a little research, we have compiled up some of the amazing facts about Barclays Premier League. Here they are

1. This is probably the strangest fact about Barclays Premier League. Two players were scoring penalties with both feet. Yes, there are two players during the 25 years of the time of the EPL. The name of these two players is Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins. These two players have certainly proved that they are two footed.

2. Ryan Giggs is a legendary player of all time in the top-flight English Premier League. He has scored some amazing goals during his time but does you know that he is the most substituted player than any other player in Barclays Premier League. 134 times to be exact.

3. Remember in 2011 – 2012 season when Manchester City played against QPR in the final game of that particular season. It was a joyful moment when Sergio Aguero scored the title winning goal in the stoppage time. We all know that moment, but a little to no people know that it was the only assist created by Balotelli in that season.

4. Gareth Bale, Wayne Rooney and Kevin Davies are the only players in Barclays Premier League who scored an own goal, scored a goal as well as an assist.

5. Another fact about Gareth Bale is that he also got a Yellow in the same. So he is the only player in the EPL who scored, scored an own goal, assist and got a yellow card.

6. Manchester United have never lost a game at Old Trafford where they are ahead in the half time.

7. Alan Shearer has scored the most penalties in Barclays Premier league. He has scored 56 penalties scored. To add up about Alan Shearer, he is also the player who missed the most penalties (11) in the Premier League.

8. In 2015/2016 season, West Ham recorded a positive goal difference which was the only time when they recorded positive goal difference since 1985/1986.

9. Paul Robinson (Former England Goalkeeper) has more assists (5) than any other Goalkeeper in Premier League.

10. James Milner has a record of scoring in 47 different EPL games without losing any of them.

Gather your football friends and tell them these facts to amaze them.

Top 10 Football loving countries

Football (Not American Football) is probably the most watched sport in this world. The numbers of spectators during any popular tournaments of football is just massive.

Football is a Beautiful and a very passionate game. Although football is watched from all over the world, there are some countries who take the love for the football to an entirely another level.

As we all know that FIFA World Cup is going to be held in 2018 which is next year, so it gets pretty exciting even there are still many months left from the actual event.

As I was saying, some countries have a tremendous amount of passion for football. So if you are wondering which country has the most passionate fan base then look nowhere else other the contents below.

  • France

France is one of those countries who won both the world cup and two European cups. The people of France are very passionate about as they have one of the richest club in the world (Paris Saint Germain). Since last few years, France has developed their football quality with the young talents joining the national team.

  • Netherlands

Netherland is another country with growing young talents. With the growing football team, their fan base is also growing rapidly. The Dutch team has one of the most colourful fans in the world. These colourful fans and supporters can also be counted as one of the most passionate fans in the world.

  • Argentina

Argentina has one of the most amazing players of all time. We all know who I am talking about, Messi and his captaincy have led the national team to a growing team since last few years. With almost the whole population supporting the national football team, Argentina has one of the most passionate football fans in the world.

  • Mexico

PrimeraDivisión de México may not be the most popular league in the world, but it is one of the most attended league in the world. Mexicans always loved football the passion for this sport is just marvellous.

  • Italy

Italy is famous for the historical places, great wines and food. But when it comes to the sports interest of the people of Italy, their interest in football is amazing.

  • England

England has a tremendous amount of passion for football that there are millions of people who attended the football matches in Barclays Premier League and NPO Power Championship.

  • Germany

Germany Football fans are very loyal towards the national team. Bundesliga is one of the most watched football league in the world which the passion of the Germans in Football. On an average, a single Bundesliga match records 45000 attendance which puts them in the second most attended football league in the world.

  • Spain

Spain used to rule the world of football regarding national tournaments. Spain also has the greatest rivalry in the football world. The Match between Barcelona and Real Madrid is watched by millions of people from all over the world. Spain has a great passion for football.

  • Brazil

Won the world cup five times and the support in each world cup is just massive. The Fan base of Brazil Football is what every other country should have.

  • Uruguay

Uruguay has the most passionate football fans in the world. Although it is one of the smallest country in South America and just under 3,400,000 population, the passion for football is in every citizen of Uruguay.