There have been more images of documents about the COVID19 virus than there have been images from the world of sport.
Each passing day has brought new developments as regards the virus, it’s spread, quarantine measures, among other things.
While other industries have been hard hit by the virus, the world of sport seem to have been the hardest hit.
A virus capable of crippling sporting activities in all continents has never before been seen. Not until the coronavirus came in and changed the course of history.
Precautionary measures that started out with playing games behind closed doors has now become full-blown, with sporting events being cancelled, postponed or rescheduled.
Social distancing has now become the order of the day, among many other precautionary measures.
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And with all of these in play, fans have been thrown into the eye of the storm.
Asides the Australian A-League (which is mostly being played in front of zero spectators), the world of football has come to a grand halt.
No UEFA Champions League. No Premier League. No race for the title in the La Liga and Italian Serie A. No Copa Libertadores.
The football scene has gone absolutely quiet.
And it is the same in all other sports.
With all of these, you would have thought that the arguments will disappear from the social media stratosphere; that fans will make themselves busy with other things rather than player comparisons.
However, that has not been the case. Matter-of-factly, the arguments have only intensified.
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With the absence of live football and players focusing more on social media challenges rather than the challenge of playing football, fans have resorted to digging up stats and facts and using them in arguments.
Some of the popular ones have been:
- Lionel Messi vs. Diego Maradona
- Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Ronaldo
- Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi
- Steven Gerrard vs. Kevin de Bryne
And the other ones that we definitely must have missed.
For some fans, it has been one of the worst weeks ever, with the silence from the sports world. For others, they have welcomed the quiet with arms wide open.
How about you?
How have you been coping with the absence of sporting events? How well have you been faring having to watch other things asides your favorite sport stars?
Can you describe your sport-less week in one word?
Join the conversation by dropping your one-word phrase in the comments section below.