What a show the Fifa World Cup 2014 was: It had plenty of sweat and tears; plenty of drama; plenty of joy; plenty of surprises; and some shocks.
The biggest shock must surely be the 7-1 thrashing that football giant Brazil received at the hands of Germany.
As I write this, I can see, on my TV screen, the German team holding up the trophy in euphoria. Germans everywhere must be celebrating, for Germany is the Fifa World Cup 2014 champion. But the win did not come easy as Germany had to stave off a very spirited Argentinian team in today’s final. Surely it must rank as one of the best matches of this tournament.
I will leave comments about the game to others. I want to write about the lessons that the Fifa World Cup 2014 has for not just the football teams and organisers but for you and me, too.
Here are seven lessons:
- Results matter: At the end of the day, it is about which team is the champion. The winner gets its name etched in football history. Costa Rica played very well. So did