“It has remained a myth, but many teams have exhibited actions that betrayed their belief in spiritual influences in the game of football. A team prays to the god they believe as well as individual players during the game”. Benson Chukwueke
Arguably, you may never be a football superstar by just having exceptional football talent alone. There are lots of preparations in the making of a champion in football sports.
Perhaps, the well spoken about is the scientific football. Where players are trained using scientific methods in medicine, psychology, food technology to boost kinetic energy and to enhance players and team performance. A player’s life style, family, medical state and other interference are strongly considered.
Coaches could scientifically read and analyze opponent’s game plan and adopt a superior strategy in his own teamwork to win the game. Patterns like 4 –2 –4, 4 –4 –2, 3 –5 –2, 4 – 5 –1 etc are usually adopted at different times in the game. Only players who could fit into the coach’s pattern would be chosen to play. Players are required to play by instruction based on the talent they have individually.
Apart from the kinetic power and the mind power used to control the game, there are interventions of other powers - The interplay of spiritual powers.
It has remained a myth, but many teams have exhibited actions that show their belief in spiritual influences in the game of football. A team prays as well as individual players during the game.
Some astrologers had claimed that they controlled the powers that made Brazil to win 2002 world cup.
Roberto Bargio of Italy attested that he used voodoo powers to influence his game. Coach Laloko confessed that Stationery Stores of Lagos used juju to win matches during there days in Nigeria football. Recently, Taribo West confessed that he used juju at one time in his football career.
At the highest level of the game, there is interplay of strong spiritual powers and no player will be able to stand the clash of powers except he has some spiritual balance.
We have seen a lot of players’ flutter when they are expected to fly high in the game because they do not have a strong spiritual force to power their play. We’ve seen spiritual injuries where a player’s wound will not heal and defile every medical therapy.
Whether you believe it or not, there are spiritual powers that influence the game of football. The early an individual player seeks to have a spiritual foundation that will help him compete at the highest level the better for his career.
I recommend the Holy Spirit to you! When the Holy Spirit comes into your life, you cease to be an ordinary football player. You’ll become a superstar!