In Felisa Roger’s article How I Learned to Love Football, Roger discussed how her dislike for sports changed all together with when she had a reason to care about it more. She provided a great background when explaining why she changed her mind about disliking sports, and used a great variety of detail while explaining it.
She talked about how as she was growing up she had a strong dislike of all sports. She talked about how she was never good at playing any sports in gym class and always hated it when she actually had too. Her family didn’t like sports either so they didn’t blame her for disliking them and never being on a sports team while in school. At the school she first attended, sports had been a ticket to popularity, needless
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I personally never excelled in any sport whether it be because of my lack of interest or two my left feet. Needless to say I was just an average kid going through skill just trying to get by with decent grades and a decent group of friends. When Roger’s started talking about how she married a guy who was a very big Green Bay Packer’s fan, it reminded me of my mother who has a boyfriend who is a dedicated Cleveland Brown’s fan. They started dating when I was a lot younger and ever sense I can remember he loved the Cleveland browns. When he moved in everything in their room had to do with his favorite football team. One thing I know about my mom is that she absolutely hated football. We would always discuss how it is one of the most boring things out there and never wanted to watch it when it was on television. When she started dating him however, she eventually grew a liking to the team and the game. She happily supports the team every Sunday as they take on their next competitors. She still tells me to this day that sometimes she still has no idea what is going on in the game as she is watching it, but she enjoys it all the same. I feel like one of the reasons Roger’s ended up liking after so long was because she realized how much it really meant to her husband and it opened her interests to it a lot. In many ways I feel like that is what