Football today is being hijacked and often corrupted by commercial interests, the fans

Question: Football today is being hijacked and often corrupted by commercial interests, the fans

exploited, their loyalty taken for granted or abused. The men and women who have
supported the game all their lives are treated as mere consumers of a product on which those
who run the clubs have a monopoly of supply. The more cash they can screw out of the fans
the better. And they call it sport. Welcome to the world of commercial football.
Comment on the effectiveness of the writer’s word choice in making clear his
feelings about football today (4 marks).

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