QUICK FACT: Soccer is 2nd most environmentally unfriendly sport
Category: The Beautiful Game
“For many, soccer is a fantastic, beautiful sport. The game unites cultures, countries, and backgrounds in a common bond of athletic competition. It requires nothing but some friends, a ball, and an afternoon full of fresh air: Unless you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who play it professionally. Then, you’ll need buses, cars, and airplanes to transport you across continents.” According to TreeHugger, Soccer is rated as the 2nd most environmentally unfriendly sport in the world.