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Former Arsenal Star Hector Bellerin Embraces Eco-Friendly Lifestyle in Sunny Spain

Life in Spain

Former Arsenal player Hector Bellerin has made a big change since joining Real Betis in 2022, opting for a more sustainable lifestyle.

Cycling to Training

Bellerin, now 28, has ditched his car and now rides his bike to and from training, advocating for more footballers to do the same.

Advocating for Change

Bellerin is a big advocate for tackling climate change and believes that small adjustments in the sports industry can make a big impact.

Commitment to Sustainability

Delighted to be at his boyhood club, Bellerin is committed to a long-term stay at Real Betis, praising the club's dedication to sustainability and community.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is VAR’s role in Premier League?

In the Premier League system, Video Assistant Referee is used by referees to make correct decisions on goals, penalty calls, direct red-card incidents and in cases of mistaken identities. The VAR reviews footage of the incident in question and advises the referee, who then has the option to view a replay on the pitchside monitor before making the final decision. The system aims to minimize human errors that could influence the outcome of a match.

How has the Premier League changed since its inception?

The Premier League has evolved significantly since its creation in 1992. The Premier League began as a breakaway league from the Football League in order to benefit from lucrative television rights deals. Since then it has become a worldwide sporting phenomenon. It now attracts top talent all over the world and undergoes brand changes. Revenues have also increased massively. The league also saw advancements in training facilities, stadium technologies and sports science.

What is Premier League Football?

The Premier League is England’s top football league and one of its most popular and competitive leagues. It is played by twenty teams and follows a system of promotion/relegation in conjunction with the English Football League. The teams compete annually, with each team playing 38 matches (home and away), and the season typically running from August to May. The Premier League’s high-quality, star-studded football and global appeal are known worldwide.

What happens if a team finishes at the bottom in the Premier League?

The teams who finish the Premier League season in the bottom 3 positions are relegated into the Championship. This is the second division of English football. The top two teams in the Championship along with the champion of the Championship playoffs are promoted into the Premier League the following season.

Can you explain the concept of the ‘Big Six’ in the Premier League?

The Big Six refers specifically to a group of Premier League clubs who have had the most success and influence in recent years. The list typically includes Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur. These teams are known for consistently performing at a high level, having a substantial fan base, financial prowess, and frequently qualifying for European competitions like the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

Statistics

  • Arsenal boasts an unbeaten streak of 49 Premier League matches from May 2003 to October 2004, the longest in the history of the league.
  • The record for the most goals scored in a single Premier League season by a player is 32, achieved by Mohamed Salah during the 2017-2018 campaign.
  • Chelsea established the Premier League’s greatest goal difference of +71 in the 2009–2010 season, showcasing their offensive prowess and defensive strength.
  • Durability is exemplified by Gareth Barry who made an impressive 653 Premier League appearances, the highest number to date.
  • Petr Čech set a remarkable defensive record during the 2004-2005 season with 24 clean sheets, the most by a goalkeeper in a single Premier League season.

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How To

How To Support Your Premier League Team Abroad

Supporting your favorite Premier League team from abroad involves joining the global fan community. Most clubs have international supporter branches you can join. Keep up to date with team news and events by engaging on social media with other fans and the team. You can also sign up for your team’s streaming services if they are available. They often offer exclusive content or live match coverage. Find local bars or fan clubs where other fans gather to share a matchday experience.

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