My favourite pastime is playing football. Five
years ago, my father asked me to watch a football match. After that
match, I became interested in the game. I pestered my mother day
and night to buy me a football. My mother finally agreed after one
long week of incessant nagging.
The moment I received the ball, I dashed down the stairs to the
neighbourhood field which belongs to Gan Eng Seng Secondary School.
I started kicking the ball around. Just like bees are attracted to
honey, a lot of young boys were attracted to my football. Since
then, I have been playing football with this group of budding
With constant practice, I have improved in my football skills. Now
I am capable of dribbling, heading, striking and dummying. Only
yesterday, I scored a hat-trick while playing a match with my
friends. I was as proud as a peacock.
My father and I are avid supporters of Manchester United Football
Club which recently won three gold trophies. I never miss any of
their matches. We are proud owners of many football magazines and
posters depicting great players like David Beckam, Mickael
Silvestre and Andy Cole to name only three. My favourite outfit is
a threadbare MUFC outfit.
Football is a very special game as it is the only
game invented by man where you can use only your legs except for
the goalie. Football builds up one's muscles, stamina and
Story Copyright by Vishwanath
Zhangde Primary 4/1 in 2000
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