Summary: The use of technology in soccer has made the game much more fair and balanced.
There’s been a drastic increase in the use of technology in today’s game of soccer. One of the most popular forms of technology is utilize in a fashion to determine whether or not the ball has crossed the goal line.
The use of soccer goal line technology impacts the game in cases where referees make the wrong decision such as when the ball has passed or not passed over the goal line, and the was given or taken away. Technology in soccer has been successfully welcomed and fans of the sport are enjoying it immensely.
There are numerous options for goal line technology. For a brief time period, the International Football Association board tested it out to ensure that they got it right before they implemented it in actual games. For those that have seen their team being robbed of a win without this system will surely be grateful that they have a second pair of eyes to keep the game fair.
The Smart Ball
Another technological advancement has been the smart ball, which utilizes a variety of sensors that are suspended inside. This technology uses a network of receivers around the field that are designed to track where the ball’s precise position is at all times, which include when it has fully passed the goal line. This is a drastic change in technological advancement and it’s paying dividends, especially when the game is on the line. This information is relayed to a watch-like device work by the referee so he can get a better idea of what call to make.