The FIFA fever is on the high and also the controversies associated with it. In the quake of the technological renaissance the viewers are still confused about the creditability and authenticity of the decision making process. Although the protagonists imply that the decision making process was a fair one but still the world and the football fans remain drowned in the realms of doubt over the whole process. Increase in the number of wrong decisions made in the football field and these things putting its affect on the performance of teams playing on the ground, continuously demands a technological support on the field. The Federation International de Football association (FIFA) needs to rethink on its decision to apply decisions on goal-line technology and video replays. In this happening season of world cup 2010 most of the fans witnessed a scene of blunder made by match referees on the field leaving the spectators and players amazed with their wrong decision. Football is a religion for it players and fans, who just can’t swallow the bitter taste of defeat due to wrong decisions made on the field. The huge fan following it makes it the biggest sporting event on the planets is deeply hurt and the countries tasting defeat due to such blunders are mourning.
Matches facing tragedy of manual decisions:
a) England Vs Germany in which England faced the tragic defeat due to referee and linesman failed to spot the midfielder’s shot which lead them to a 4-1 defeat against Germany.
b) Argentina Vs Mexico. It was a tear bursting situation for Mexico when Carlos Tevez of Argentina was not given off side in Johannesburg.
The process of goal line technology has been said to be successful in the pre testing stage in many of the domestic games. The connoisseurs of the game have been demanding this step right from the beginning of the game. Many of the issues in the domestic games have been solved using this technology. Although the old tradition of relying on the referee has been age old, still in the modern era many of the world famous games are already using the modern technological approach, say cricket for example. The domestic gaming of soccer has seen many fraudulent cases of over reacting to minor touches or injuries that might not have caught the viewers’ attention if the technological high end innovation was not used then. Thus by introducing this goal end technology shall enable a fair decision making process and the human error caused shall be minimized drastically.
Summary: Whatever might be the mystery there shall always remain on the whole judgmental process. Though people might blame it on technology or on the elements of human error, the FIFA soccer of this time shall always remain a matter of controversy.