Football fans are competing with each other in health
World Cup soccer fans are competing with each other to find a country where the fans are in the best shape. It is all happening in the online game, hosted by the Department of Health, writes The Telegraph.
In Football Fan Fitness Challenge fans enter information about themselves, their habits (how often drink alcohol), the frequency of physical activity, that they visit a doctor if they develop symptoms of the disease.
A result, they will be given a health indicator that can be compared with health outcomes ordinary fans in other countries participating the World Cup. Also there is a table of indicators for the English football league, that English fans know what a football club is the most healthy fan base.
Health Minister Anne Milton said: "Many people will be glued to the TV in the next few weeks. Well, that monitor activity and sports players inspire many fans to engage in an active way. This can be achieved by simply changes in eating habits, or acceding to the district football team. "
In turn, the representative of the Football Association said: "One of the priorities of the Football Association – to inspire a large number of adults who force them to join in the game."