Do you watch sports live in a stadium? If so, do you prefer stadiums or on TV?

@ram_cv (16516)
India
October 2, 2008 12:52am CST
Do you watch sports live in a stadium? If you have watched it, do you prefer it or do you prefer to sit at home and watch sports on TV? I have personally liked to watch sports in a stadium rather than at home. Cheers! Ram
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@stvasile (7316)
• Romania
3 Oct 08
I've only been to 3 football matches on the stadium. All of them were international matches, because the moronic ape-like behavior of the so-called fanatic club supporters keeps me at home for club matches. Unfortunately, all 3 matches ended up bad for my national team, Romania: 1-1 against Slovenia in the 2002 World Cup qualifying play-off (that left us as home, because Slovenia won on their home field) in a rainy autumn day, 0-1 against Norway on a muddy pitch on another rainy day, and 2-5 against Denmark on a sandy pitch... I decided I better watch games at home, where I won't catch a cold from the rain and see the team I support loose... I'm thinking of going to see the national rugby team in the future, I think this sport deserves more attention in my country.
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@ram_cv (16516)
• India
3 Oct 08
Hmm... the results and the weather seem to have dampened your spirit for the game :) For me whenever I turned up for the cricket matches for my country, the country has gone on to win and I also had the honor of watching two of our greatest players Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar reach the 10,000 run milestone in One Day and Test Matches respectively. Cheers! Ram
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@stvasile (7316)
• Romania
3 Oct 08
That's because India is among the best cricket teams in the World! A think I cannot say about the Romanian football team, unfortunately...
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@ram_cv (16516)
• India
4 Oct 08
Unfortunately, I would love if India can have even a comparable football team for now:) We are ranked 165 in the world. The recent AFC Challenger Cup win was our first tournament win in which there were teams from the 100 countries :) Cheers! Ram
• China
3 Oct 08
for the instance of soccer and basketball those are more physically competitive and with bigger scenes,live enthusiasm to feel,watching it in stadium would be undoubtfully the better chioce. i'd just watched beijing olympic games basketball final which is as you known usa vs spain,wonderous game. cricket is not so popular in my country,and soccer even turns out a big shame in my country.
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@ram_cv (16516)
• India
4 Oct 08
Great... if you got a chance to watch the basketball finals at the Olympic Games that is the pinnacle of the sport. That's a dream for me :) Cheers! Ram
@bsa861 (339)
• India
2 Oct 08
Once I went to watch a cricket match in kolkata that was between australia and India but man believe if you are there to really watch the match, Its not the place you would be going !! You cannot really make out what is happening and you need to see the big screen placed inside the stadium to know whats happening !! But going to stadium has got its own advantages !! when you go with your friends you can make a lot of noice and you can dance !! You really love it !! And those mexican waves and standing ovations are awesome !! And when you see your favorite player from near, there wont be any limits to your excitement !! If you are lucky you can get an autorgaph too :) !! I have got a autographs of few Indian players and really loved it :)
@ram_cv (16516)
• India
2 Oct 08
Cricket match at Kolkatta that means Eden Gardens... that is the epitome of all stadiums. I would any day swap watching TV for a chance to be there... Was it the epic VVS Laxman 281 match? Cheers! Ram
@seeths (413)
2 Oct 08
I actually prefer to watch them at home as I feel we could be more relaxed and have fun and at the same time enjoy watching them with our family members.Once I did go to the stadium with my dad and bro ut then I felt I did not have much fun at the same time the weather eas really bad it was really very hot so one could imagine how we would feel. Regards
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@ram_cv (16516)
• India
2 Oct 08
Yes, weather can play spoilsport when you are watching matches in a stadium. Thanks for the reply. Cheers! Ram
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@nengs10 (3183)
• Philippines
2 Oct 08
I have tried once to watch sports live in a stadium or arena. Yet I still prefer to watch sports on tv. I like it that way to see the characters or the players well. I mean, I don't really like to be in a noisy crowd. I just prefer to stay home and enjoy the sports I'm watching.
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@ram_cv (16516)
• India
2 Oct 08
Actually crowd shouting is what I enjoy about being in stadiums. The whole thing becomes much more than just the game that is going on. In India people come to stadiums with drums and dance all through the match and then it is whole lot more fun than watching it on TV alone at home. Cheers! Ram