Soccer: Focusing On the Goal

Soccer Focusing On the Goal

Soccer, commonly known as a sport for men. Because most of the time, men usually plays soccer. Players should kick the ball in order to reach the goal and earn points. Players also needed to defend the ball from their opponent just like in basketball. Unlike in basketball, soccer must be played using your feet, kicking the ball in order to earn and gain points.

In this kind of sport, soccer, people especially the players are taught to focus to the goal. Not just only in the said sport but also in life. Talking about reality, we all have our goals in life. People live to have their goals and dreams achieved. Setting goals are important for us to know what our purpose and plans in life. According to a popular saying, “The greatest tragedy in life is to live without a purpose.” We must know what our purpose is, for us to be able to set goals that through hard work and perseverance and also through patiently waiting, time will come that we will fulfill that purpose in our lives.

Soccer: Focusing On the Goal

As a brief background about Soccer, players are trained by their coach of how to defend the ball from the opponent. While in real life, the ball represents our dreams and the opponents represents the problems and circumstances that are approaching in our way. So, in life we are also trained to defend our dreams from discouragements, failures and mistakes and from any kind of difficulties. The question is, how? We are trained to step out from our comfort zones that whatever life throw us, though life reminds us of our failures, there’s still a voice shouting “You can do it” and we should listen to that voice and never ever let ourselves fall from the trap of problems that will let us give up in our game.

Also in soccer, players are expected to have that strong ability that whatever their opponents try to do just to get the ball from them, they are able to defend it. Life also expecting us to have that courage to face the struggles and challenges in life. We are expected to fight against the storms of life. Yes, there’s problems and rains but it doesn’t mean that it rains forever. There is always sunshine after the rain.

Soccer Focusing On the Goal
Soccer Focusing On the Goal

Soccer: Focusing On the Goal

And the most important thing in soccer is that players must kick the ball straightly to the goal and earn points to achieve triumph and victory. Isn’t it the most exciting part of the game? That after defending, kicking and running in the field, you can see the players holding the trophy and celebrating their victory. It is also the most exciting part in our lives. When we reached the goal, after your hard works, your perseverance and after waiting for a long time, you can see yourself holding your trophy and celebrating victory. That after you face the struggles, challenges, and circumstances in life, you’ve done very well and you truly deserve that triumph. You deserve to gain and achieve your goals in life. That after a long wait, after planning of how to reach that goal, you are there standing in front of everyone shouting “I won! I won!”

 Our life can be compared to soccer, on how to defend the ball which is our dreams and how to kick the ball towards the goal wherein we are already stepped out of our comfort zones. But the best reminder for all of us is that what was Apostle Paul says in Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.God is able to help us in achieving our goals.

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