Olivier's last chance

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Olivier is very excited. Today, it is the first football game of the season. He can’t wait to show his parents how he improved his catching method. He knows he has to win this game because his parents put a lot of money in his football and if he is not good they will stop helping him to continue this sport. Olivier and his team, the Balbuzard, trained so hard for this game, they are sure to win and they know exactly what they are doing.

At four o’clock Olivier can’t wait anymore. He goes outside and practices again his usual exercises. He can feel his body warming up. He likes the feeling of his muscles at work. The game is at six o’clock so he still has time in front of him to visualize the game. He imagines himself catching the ball and making the winning goal. An hour and a half later, he is on the field with his teammates. The coach repeats the same things he says every game. The Balbuzard’s team is very excited. Half an hour later the players are standing on the field ready to fight for victory. Olivier is at his position he knows exactly where is teammates are standing because of the multiple hours of practice. Unfortunately, the other team starts with the ball. The defensive of The Balbuzard is waiting for the opposite team to kick the ball. As soon as the player hit the ball, his position is now a question of probability. The defensive is waiting for the ball to touch the ground so then they will know where it is. At the same time, the other team is coming toward them, the defensive try to block them but it is hard because the players could be anywhere. The players of Olivier’s team are running everywhere on the field to catch the offensive players. The hardest part is to find them but they have a strategy. When the ball finally hit the ground, Olivier’s team, takes possession of it. At this point, the hard job is done. Since you can’t know where the players or the ball are, the Balbuzard’s team just need to run toward the goal zone. There is something special en the goal zone so people appear when they make a point. The entire game is also being film because when the players appear, when they collide, it is going too fast for the arbitrator to see if the players are complying with the rules. When the runner back finally touches the goal zone, all the supporters are cheering. Olivier’s parents are so proud of their son. Every time the Balbuzard is at the right place to overtake the other team’s offensive and defensive. They lead the game with pride. Their displacements are precise and calculated that is probably why everything is going so well. Olivier is feeling very good. Everything is going as he had expected. As he wished, they are still leading the game. The game is almost over and the points are 109 to 23 for the Balbuzard team. There is no way for the other team to win that game by this moment. The parents are very excited. They can’t wait to congratulate their child. Olivier is back at his position. He has the feeling that the ball is coming toward him. His feeling was right, he catches the ball. He starts running. It is his last chance to show everybody what he is capable to do. He pass the defensive and runs toward the goal zone. When he finally touches it, he appears and his parents understand that their son just make the last goal. As the bell announcing the end of the game ring, Olivier realizes that his team just win the game. He runs toward his teammates and congratulates them for their great job. His parents are now waiting for him on the side of the field. He knows everything will be alright by this moment because he wins the game. He will be able to play football again for the next years.

About the Author: 
I'm from Quebec. I'm studying in Barrie for the year to learn English and I decided to take physics for fun! :)

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