How to dress for a football game
I don’t know how it happened, but when my friend and I went to a football match on Saturday, we were wearing the same thing.
I was in a pair of black shorts and a T-shirt.
I’d never been in a match before, but it felt natural.
The match was called at the Adelaide Oval, and I’d been hoping to attend the first leg of the second-tier semi-finals against Western Sydney Wanderers, but we’d only been to Canberra before.
It was about to get exciting.
The first whistle blew and the atmosphere was electric.
The crowd, packed into the stadium and the players, were going nuts.
The atmosphere was electrifying.
I’m in my 50s now, and you can imagine my excitement.
I thought to myself, ‘Wow, I’m going to make a few hundred bucks playing football.
It’s just going to be the most fun I’ve ever had in my life’.
I’ve played all kinds of sports before, like tennis, but I never expected this.
It was the first time I’d ever played a football and I was hooked.
The players were incredible.
They were really tight.
They kept their composure throughout.
It felt like I was back in the ’90s.
There were so many people cheering for the team, so many hands on the ball, the game was so exciting.
I couldn’t stop smiling.
It had been a long time since I’ve been able to play a football, and to be able to get this game was amazing.
I think I’ll probably be back to the sideline more.
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