The Value of Sports By Kimani Wiseman

The Value of Sports By Kimani Wiseman

At some point in life, you may have been sitting in the comfort of your living room, watching your favourite sport on television. Whether it is Soccer, Cricket, Basketball, Track and field, etc. And you may have dreamt of playing that very same sport that you were watching. How about turning that dream into a reality?

A lot of people around the world are earning millions of dollars from sports. Lionel Messi, who is currently a Barcelona player and the best soccer player in the world, is a millionaire. According to a goal.com article on March 25th 2019. The article states that Lionel Messi net worth is estimated to be between 200- 230 million Euros. Messi is famous for his dribbling ability, speed, excellent free kick taker, vision to pass ball in tight spaces. Stephen Curry the popular basket ball player earned a salary during the 2016- 2017 season of 12.1 million us dollars.

Sports can help students academically. Exercise increases blood flow to the brain and helps the body build more connections between nerves, leading to increased concentration, enhanced memory, stimulated creativity, and better developed problem solving skills. Sports unite people together and create a sense of community. Take for example, the FIFA world cup that is held every four years; unite countries from across the globe, or even when the West Indies is playing at the Arnos Vale playing field, we all unite as one.

Sports can play a major role in attracting tourist. According to a Stlucia news online article on June 3rd 2019. The article states that the CARIFTA games that were held on April 20th – 22nd 2019. The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 2,076 visitors from the Caribbean. Getting involved in sports can also help you to burn a lot of fat and calories. If you are thinking about a career in sports, it would not come easy. It may require you to make some sacrifices. For example, changing your diet and practicing really hard. With hard work and dedication, you could be the next Lionel Messi, Usain Bolt, or Chris Gayle.

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 2,076 visitors from the Caribbean. Getting involved in sports can also help you to burn a lot of fat and calories. If you are thinking about a career in sports, it would not come easy. It may require you to make some sacrifices. For example, changing your diet and practicing really hard. With hard work and dedication, you could be the next Lionel Messi, Usain Bolt, or Chris Gayle.

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