Assignment of Personal Sport Narrative Essay
The Unforgettable Tournament
Last year, after summer vacation, I went to my student soccer team kind of sad. My past captain, the person whom I had really admired, had moved to another team. I did not really feel down, though, because many of my friends were playing with me this year. The greatest thing I had learned about soccer is “Team Spirit”, which I thought my team was full of. Day by day, we played together, joked in the yard, hung out after tired matches. I was so happy to have them as teammates. In my city, there were many rival teams, and they were always trying to pull pranks on each other. Sometimes nothing serious happened, but sometimes something really terrible happened. I remembered the time our team did not have any uniforms because someone has painted them. Luckily, we could have new uniforms, which I thought were better, but we also had to pay a lot of money for them.
This season was not just like any season before. We had a new captain, and we were also playing competitive soccer, which was a lot different than our normal soccer. Instead of playing with other local teams, we got to play in big tournaments and against different teams from other cities. The games were also more vivid; I remember the first game, against a team from Hue City, the city next to my city. We called this “Derby Game”. It was totally different than anything I had seen, as we were getting to play at a university, and against a highly ranked team. We had started the game, and man, the other team was wild, they played with violence. After the first half was fully of surprise and anger, we started to strike back, and I was sure the referee hated to be in his position. Whenever he made a decision, he received many bad words from players; it did not matter if he was right or wrong. That game finished with a loss for us, but the biggest disappointment was that two of my teammates...