Football is the most popular sport on the planet, watched by millions of people around the world who passionately root for their favourite teams on various competitions. It is easy to get caught up in the world’s favourite game, as the rules are so simple and the anticipation of the goal is so addictive, that it’s hard for us, viewers, to resist playing the ball. And what can be more exciting than playing on the new field against other team when you’re abroad. It is a great chance to create your own mini world championship.
Being one of the most played and watched games; football is also one of the most dangerous activities. Although it is not a contact sport, per se, it still has plenty of contact that results in bodily harm even on the amateur level. Players take this game very seriously, as it is a low scoring sport and every point matters. That’s why they often collide, fall and get hurt. Ankle sprain is probably the most common injury in football.
One of the most severe injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament tear of the knee. Hamstring injuries are also common due to heavy sprinting and frequent sudden moves. Another dangerous trauma in football is a head injury which may lead to concussion and even internal bleeding. It is crucial for anyone wishing play amateur football to have the appropriate well fitted clothing and gear. Knowing the rules and playing fair can also be a crucial key to your safety.
At the Globelink Travel Insurance policies provide cover for many adventure activities as standard.
Remember that getting hurt on a trip is not only bad for your health, but also for your wallet. If you think you might want to play football abroad, than football travel insurance is an essential. It will give you the peace of mind, so you won’t be worried about possible hospital bills, you will pay all of your attention to the game and the fun you are having on vacation.
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Single and Backpacker Cover best if you only travel once a year or need a long stay policy.
Annual Multi Trip is perfect if you take two or more trips in a year. Over 18’s who are not a couple living at same address (eg friends/siblings) must buy a separate policy PER PERSON.
Already Travelling? You MUST select ‘ALREADY TRAVELLING’ as your Type of Policy.
We offer Already Travelling Insurance on the strict understanding that:
There is a 48 hour waiting period from the date of policy issue before the insurance takes effect as a fraud prevention measure. New Claims requiring inpatient treatment which can be independently verified, can be made within the first 48 hours.
There is no 14 day cooling off period when you are already travelling, so no refund is available in the event you cancel your policy, or return home early.