Friday, April 17, 2009

Safety Tips for Watching a Football Match

Have you ever watched a live football match? Have you ever seen a soccer stadium filled to the extent that you could not see the exit signs anymore? I know that this is a silly question to ask Europeans and Latin Americans as soccer, or more popularly known as football, where a single football match can reach between 30,000 to 40,000 in attendance.

In these cases, it is very important to locate the nearest exit sign right away. That is just in case something happens. Especially with stadiums that do not have tight security, riots are just waiting to happen. Take into consideration also the clubs involved in the match and their fans. Sometimes a real heated and emotional football game can increase the risk of a riot.

So, a very easy tip is to know where the EXIT SIGNS are and know the easiest route to get to them. Wear clothes that are appropriate for watching a football match and the weather. Clothes that are too heavy for you to run in can also increase the chances of you being stuck inside the soccer stadium if a riot explodes. These are just simple safety tips to take note of when watching a live football match.

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