Life after sport: ‘I felt like I was losing a part of myself’

When an athlete’s career ends, the transition to normal life can be shocking. The athlete may suffer from changes in their personal, social and occupational life. Ex-athletes Aggelos Kotsis (22) and Beatriz García (24) went through this themselves. Text and photos by Iraide Ibarrondo Aggelos Kotsis was a football player for almost 13 years, and used to play professionally for Sparta F.C in Greece’s second … Continue reading Life after sport: ‘I felt like I was losing a part of myself’

‘Video killed the football star’

More and more football leagues are making use of a Video Assistant Referee, also known as VAR. This development has changed football and the way we look at it completely. Text by Brendan Mc Dade  A referee can’t always make the right decision. Football is a game where a lot can happen in a matter of seconds. Situations like tackles, fouls and offside positions can … Continue reading ‘Video killed the football star’