The English are great lovers of sport; and they are neither playing
nor waching games, they like to talk about them. However, there is
important thing about sport in Britain which we must know. Today, the big-time
sport is professional and famous players can make much money.
Lat's take Football for example. It is the most popular team game in
Britain. It is played in most of the schools, and there are thousands of
amateur teams for young men in all parts of the country. But for most of
the public football is a professional game which is watched on
saturday afternoons at the stadium.
Professional football is a big business. Every large town has one or
more professional clubs.
Rugby football is played with an oval ball which may be carried in hands. The
players of the other team try to stop the man running with the ball by
throwing him on the ground. There are fifteen players in each team.
Sport competitions gather big crowds in Great Britan All people in
Great Britan are ond of sport and Englishmen know that if they train hard
Sport will make them strong and healthy.