The Importance Of A Contact Sport Of Soccer

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For a long time, there has been debate between many followers and non-followers of soccer/football as to whether it should be considered a contact sport, with each side having compelling arguments in their favor. Many people claim that the sport is soft, and that many players dive to take advantage of poor refereeing, but also exploit not having video replays to alter decisions that referees make. On one hand, I do agree that players do exploit these facets of the game; however, on the other hand, having played the sport of soccer, I can say that it is a very physical sport, and contact is a massive part of how it is played. There are many soccer players that put the game into disrepute when they fall over (dive), after a seemingly slight

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