How MLS can help North America’s lack of passion for football - originally posted on Soccerlens.comI should start off by explaining why I wrote this piece. Well, mainly because I feel obligated to do a follow-up post after writing this. So here we go.
“Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.”
– Bill Shankly
Football is the ethos of life for many supporters of the sport. Despite the intense rivalry, different opinions on how the game should be played, and even the ongoing debate on whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the world best player, there is one thing that binds and unites all lovers of the sport – passion.
It is passion that enables two strangers to spark an endless conversation about the latest match, the same passion that spurs someone to dance around the streets at midnight after their club had won the Champions League, and the passion that...