Soccer or Football as we all know is not only a game but a way of life in many countries and a culture in so many other nations. The game attracts millions of football fans and supporters world wide in any given match whether its been played live or telecast in England, Italy, Spain, Germany, Asia, Africa, Brazil, Argentina, to name a few. There are countless football teams, squads, clubs, tournaments, coaches and many other officials involved directly or indirectlywho keeps the game going and make sure its been played according to the laid down rules.
The game generates great income not only for the organizers but also to the stadium management and provides job opportunities for millions who are directly or indirectly involved in any particular football season. Soccer has also produced thousands of great heroes and superstarts and has made more millionaires than any sports you can think of. Conduct a survey today in schools and you will find out that all the boys wants to be Soccer players and most of the girls wants to get involved with girls soccer leagues not only to enjoy the fame and popularity associated with the game but also the wealth that comes with been a player. Hardly you find any community without a football club or teams with regular tournaments or leagues and everybody goes hey wild whenever their team wins or loses in any match.
To beautify and add more flavor to the game, the playing time need to be adjusted to 120 minutes full playing time instead of the current 90 minutes, ( 60 minutes each half ) plus injury time. Additional 30 minutes of plaing time would make the game more interesting and will attract more fans, supporters, sponsors, and many more. Fans and supporters of Soccer has been the life wire and intergral part of the game that kept it alive from generation to generation. Without the fans and supporters the game would not be interested and as popular as it is today.
The time has come for the footbal governning body to look back and compensate the Fans/supporters, give them more than they bargain for and take the beautiful game of Football/Soccer to a new level. The best opportunity is to utilize the upcoming World Cup in South Africa to inform football fans and supporters world wide the 30 minutes additional playing time to be implimented in all football games after the World Cup Soccer bonanza.
Playing Soccer/football one hour ( 60 mins ) for each half instead of the current 45 mins would be a thing of joy and excitement to millions of football fans world over and a moral boosting to the players in particular who for sure likes more playing time and the crowd pulling soccer teams like manchester united, liverpool, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, chelsea and arsenal in general whose supporters would love to watch the game for as long as it goes.
In addition, more 30 minutes playing 역삼op time will make the game more competitive among the teams and allow more reserved players to take part in a particular game. check out the reserve bench in any match, many quality players warm the bench game after game and never get opportunity to play unless injury occures. The time adjustment would not only add more flavor to the game, generate more income to the body and stadium management but would also attract more fans and supporters and the almighty sponsors would love to place more advertisements.More playing time adjustment is also very necessary to allow late comers to enjoy the game. sometimes people are stucked up in traffic and before they reach the stadium the game is almost over. Most times the queues to obtain football tickets are too long and people are stocked there for almost the duration of the game and they never enjoy fully the game they loved and paid for.
There are many games that are been played for long hours and believe me people due enjoy it most. When people pay to attend a soccer game or watch on Television, they like to be there, follow the game and enjoy it for as long as it takes and don’t care how long, the longer the game, the more happier fans and supporters become and that happiness will continue to linger in their mind till the next game, that’s more reason Soccer or football is No 1 game.
The world No 1 game should be given a new face lift and adding more 30 mins playing time would be a good news to all football/Soccer fans and supporters world wide, a bonus they would love to have after the upcoming world cup bonanza in South Africa.
There should be a monitoring device in place at both goal posts to avoid common referee mistakes which often result to misunderstanding and fighting among players hence tanishing the games reputation.