Originally Posted by Claudius
If anything, I'd argue footy is and always has been a gigantic chess match where simply shooting the ball at the net does no good because the keeper will be able to get to it 99% of the time (this isn't house league). It's all about creating for your teammate and getting them the opportunity to finish. The beginning is just as important as the end.
And i don't want to watch Chess either. Soccer players are unbelievable athletes and soccer is a difficult sport, but it doesn't mean i have to like the sport.