Why I am

Everyone has a reason!

The Premier League attracts fans from all over the world. You can find people wearing t-shirts with the names of Premier League clubs and players all over the globe. What is it about the beautiful game that attracts such a following?

In this section, you will find videos that might answer that question. This section is all about football fans like you; fans from around the world who are prepared to tell their stories.

Watch the videos below to listen to people talking about their favourite teams.

Do you have a story to tell?

Why do you support your favourite team?

Make your own video. For help with language, have a look at the activities on the tabs. When you are ready, record your own video and tell us all about why you support your team.

You could win a football shirt! 

The videos need to be under 2 minutes long and less than 30 mb. At the end of the month, all of the usernames of people who have sent us a video will be put into a hat and one lucky winner will be pulled out! If we select your name, then you will win a replica shirt for your favourite club.

Good luck and enjoy the football!

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Your turn: Saying who you love

Who do you love?

These activities will help you make your own why I am videos.

Click on the words and phrases in the correct order to make sentences.

Which of the sentences best describes how you feel about your favourite team?

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Your turn: Match the sentence halves

Match the sentence halves

These activities will help you make your own why I am videos.

Match the two halves of the sentences. 

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Your turn: Pick the correct sentences

Pick the correct sentences

These activities will help you make your own why I am videos.

Read the questions and select all of the correct answers. For each question, 3 answers are possible and one is not. Make sure you select all of the possible answers. 

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