By Guest Author

Football is easily the most popular spectator sport on the planet, and the last FIFA World Cup – in 2018 – was watched by over 3.5 billion people. If you happen to be one of the many people who are passionate about football, it can spill over into other areas of your life. Devoting so much time to watching your footballing heroes can restrict other areas of socializing. But there are ways to balance a busy season of football with dating.

1. Spending time on the field and date: tips balance career and personal life

The important point to keep in mind is that this is not a case of having to choose one over the other. Making the most of your private life does not necessarily equate to having to curtail your passion for football. It’s all a question of achieving the optimum balance. With a modicum of common sense, you will be able to make the most of your passion for football, and your natural inclination to form a loving relationship.

2. Places to find love

Dating services

One of the ways to save time and keep your private life alive is to check dating sites UK because there are comfortable algorithms that choose couples according to your preferences. So, football will be your common interest. This would be the ideal ‘win-win’ situation, discovering a love interest keen to be a part of this part of your life. Online dating presents a fantastic opportunity to browse through the details of other site members, keeping an eye out for those who have stated they are football fans. Away from dedicated dating resources, you could always sign up for any number of social media platforms. If you join Facebook, search for fan groups for your favorite club. There will be singles here you can interact with regularly, liking their posts, or contributing to the chat. If they seem like they’ve enjoyed a notable game, or endorsed a certain signing your club has made, there will always be common ground for your discussions. Instagram will offer a variety of eye-catching images, and you can easily follow members, then send private messages.

Social functions

Supporters clubs or the football teams themselves will organize all sorts of social get-togethers. This could be to introduce new signings to their excitable fanbase or to celebrate winning trophies. You will have a captive audience of prospective partners who you can mingle with, and get to know better.

Fitness centers

When players aren’t competing on the pitch, they will require to maintain fitness levels by paying regular visits to the gym. Many fans like to emulate their heroes by taking part in similar activities. This would be another ideal setting for introducing yourself to potential partners, while you pound the treadmills or tackle weight machines next to them. Indulging in pleasant conversation will provide some welcome relief after strenuous exertions.

3. Ideas for the first date – to be unknown and comfortable

Guided tour of a stadium

If you have established a connection with someone who shares your passion for your team, what better way to enjoy your first liaison than doing so while celebrating their achievements. Before the big match, arrange a guided tour of the stadium where you might learn about the club’s history while being shown around their trophy room. Most sides will offer hospitality arrangements, which might include refreshments before the next fixture. When the time comes and you’re both suitably fed and watered, you can head to your seats and savor the 90 minutes of wonderful football, anticipating further merrymaking afterward.

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