These days, ESPN TV channel is constantly being mentioned along with the documentary series about Michael Jordan. There, the American basketball legend accidentally revealed many details explaining why he became a sports monument that people like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo could not match.
Basketball is not like soccer Those who follow the round ball can learn from Jordan the professional training attitude, the desire to reach the peak, and the determination to conquer the NBA through the years. However, even if a person possesses Messi’s football talent and diligence like Ronaldo, he can never reach the level of influence like Jordan. The reason is because they chose the wrong sport to play right from the start. Football is a collective sport with a clear differentiation of roles and tasks in each position on the field. Goalkeeper goal language goal, defender, midfielder distributing the ball, the striker scored. In some cases specific tasks may vary but generally not much different during 90 minutes of play. Each person’s influence is thus subdivided, and it is rare for a football player to directly determine the outcome of a match. Messi could not score that much if his support was not for a superb pass like Xavi or Iniesta. If Ronaldo scores 3 goals and the defender concedes 4 times, the end result is still a failure. Side by side on their journey to conquer the championships are always other outstanding players. That is also the reason why Messi and Ronaldo have enough titles at the club level, but often ungainly with the national team. Compared to football, the influence of each basketball player on the team is higher than that of having 5 players on the field. Jordan did not focus on attacking like Messi or Ronaldo, but on the continuous attack. In other words, a basketball player playing on the field takes care of the job from the goalkeeper to the striker. They have a comprehensive set of skills so it is not necessary to depend on others to shine.
No need for luck Long before football saw the evolution of the data revolution with dense parameters, American-style sports made the audience dazzled by the matrix of quantifying the athletes’ qualifications. From the number of matches, the number of points scored to the percentage of successful points, the rate of throwing 3 points at the basketball … are recorded accurately to each percentage. So why are those numbers so valuable to reference? In statistical operations, the accuracy of the collected data depends on the size of the observed object. For sports, the scale here is the number of matches played per season. In one year Ronaldo or Messi played an average of 55-60 games for the club at the peak. For Jordan, this number is 80. The more you play, the bigger the numbers will be. Baseball also has a much bigger stat than that because a player can play 160-170 matches a season. Besides, the sports that score many points like basketball are very different from football, because the results do not depend on randomness. In a match Jordan can throw a basket up to 50-70 times. The more you throw, the less bad luck the game results. The ball hitting the back of the basket a few times may have been unlucky, but that happened repeatedly which meant that the pitcher had poor technique. This is very different from football when a player only shoots on average 3-5 times per game and can blame a shot on a vertical column as unlucky. Also in basketball, an individual can completely lead the ball up over him and score continuously if the technique is superior. Descendant of Jordan, the late Kobe Bryant has scored 60 points in his last match in the NBA. It was the season Bryant played around the teammates who were very bad, but if at the peak, Bryant’s style could still single win the home team won.
Numerous strange sports events exist. Here are the 12 weirdest and most incredible sporting events.
1. Rolling the cheese
Each year people will roll a cheesecake weighing about 4kg from the top of Cooper’s Hill, near Gloucester in England and the contestants have to chase it.
This block of cheese can roll at up to 112 km / h and the chances of someone catching it is quite low. The first winner to receive the prize will be this cheesecake. If you intend to participate in this contest, you should be very careful, because the rough surface of Cooper’s hill can cause serious injuries.
2. Boxing chess
Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh created this sport. A tournament consists of 11 rounds – 6 chess rounds and 5 boxing rounds.
Competitors can win by “knock-out” opponents on the floor or the other’s wall on the board. A good opportunity to test your physical and mental abilities.
3. Attracting worms
Each person was given 3m2 of land and their task was to capture as many worms from the plot as possible within 30 minutes.
The current world record belongs to 10-year-old Sophie Smith. She lured 567 worms at the 2009 competition.
4. Football in the ball
This sport is not only fun for players but also for the viewer. Each player is wrapped in a plastic ball covering the upper body and head.
It was invented in Norway in 2011. Each match consists of 2 teams, with each team having no more than 5 members. According to the rules of this sport, each team must have at least one female player on the field during the competition.
5. Carry your wife on your shoulder
The city of Sonkajarvi in Finland is the birthplace of this sport. The husbands race against each other through many obstacles while carrying their wives on their shoulders. This sport is based on the legend of the thief Ronkainen in the 19th century. In one of the versions of this legend, the thief Ronkainen and his gang members stole food and women from villages. nearby by carrying them on the shoulder and fled.
This championship is held every year in Finland and the winner receives the right amount of beer for his wife.
Brodie, Colman, and Widdowson may sound like a law firm, but these three names should be remembered because persistent innovations have changed football and stood firm over time.
Imagine what a goal would look like without a net? Even, the net adds spice to the art of scoring.
Whether it’s a beautiful volley from outside the penalty area – think of Andros Townsend’s shout against Man City in 2018 – or a classy finish from inside 5.50 meters in a net has adorned the goal. Without the finesse and foresight of a Victorian engineer from Liverpool, we might not be able to enjoy the feeling of the net vibrating.
The first set of rules, published by the FA in 1863, ruled that the goalposts should be 7.32 meters apart – one of the original rules still in operation today. The crossbar was introduced later, initially only as a ribbon in 1866, before the beams became mandatory in 1882. Interestingly, one of the most controversial goals in history has been recorded on the 100th anniversary of the launch of the crossbar.
A few decades later, the net came about thanks to John Alexander Brodie, an engineer from Liverpool who designed the first UK ring road, the Mersey Tunnel (the world’s longest underwater tunnel at the time), and most of the architecture is in New Delhi. In October 1889, Brodie, an Everton fan, came to see his team meet Accrington Stanley at Anfield (Everton’s home ground at the time). Everton thinks they have scored the decisive goal, but with just the goalposts and crossbars to judge, no one can be completely sure whether the shot has crossed the goalpost. So they have to accept a draw.
Brodie was so angry that he tried to find a solution. He came up with the idea of creating a bag containing a ball that could lie after crossing the goal. Brodie works with a variety of different grid designs. One of his revolutionary ideas is to attach a bell to the net and it will sound when the ball touches them. This is the original prototype of goal-line technology later. He was granted a patent the following year and the net passed a test in a representative match north-south in Nottingham. The first goal to score was an Everton player, Fred Geary. More interesting is the match held by whistle by Sam Weller Widdowson, who invented the shin pads later. Within just 1 year, the mesh was added to FA rules. It was in the FA Cup final for the first time in 1891 and was put into use the following season.
“I don’t want to leave and I don’t think Real Madrid will sell me,” Marcelo started the conversation with legendary Fabio Cannavaro. The hair-haired defender added: “I have been playing well at Madrid since joining the club. I think it’s great that other teams care about me, but the truth is I don’t know rumors about Juventus. from where “. At the Bernabeu, Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo used to be “hard”. In the summer of 2018, CR7 bid farewell to Madrid and landed in Turin. Later, Italian media announced that Juventus wanted to recruit Marcelo. Recently, the Brazilian defender is also thought to be more likely to reunite Ronaldo at Juventus from the following season. However, Marcelo denied all rumors. He even joked: “Two years ago, I signed with Juventus, but it was on their jersey because I couldn’t live without Cristiano Ronaldo. People always like to weave many stories.” ‘Ronaldo plans to break Pele’s record
Answering Sky Sport, Gary Neville affirmed: “Ronaldo’s motivation to become the best player in the world is incredible. He is the rare person who used to play with me willing to publicly announce personal titles. important to me “. “Ronaldo wants to be the best, and what he has done over the years is utterly unbelievable. Ronaldo has achieved great results, and he has worked hard to get them,” Neville continued. The former MU captain also emphasized: “I think Ronaldo has a plan to break Pele’s record. He wants to be the best player of all time, and that is the only goal. “The best person with Ronaldo is still very long, and his club must win and win trophies.”