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“Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” this statement is incorrect. “It doesn't matter if you win or lose, its how you play the game," is the motto athletes should live by. I personally think winning isn’t everything because without sportsmanship, having a great time, and trying your hardest you wouldn’t be winning. Saying, “winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” is like saying Lebron James is the only valuable player on the Miami Heats; there are better things that winning. Personally, I think sports teams need to experience losing because then they can know what mistake they committed.

To begin with, winning sometimes causes bragging and that annoys many people. Winning isn’t everything because every sports team needs to lose. You can’t win if you don’t lose because everyone needs to know what error they committed. “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” is like saying it’s your main priority and you don’t care about anything else unless you fulfill it. Constantly bragging about winning isn’t immense, it’s the most aggravating thing ever.

Nevertheless, winning causes arrogance. Some sports teams think that just because they won, they are much better than the others. It gives them an arrogant attitude that drives people to the edge. Imagine this: the Lakers NBA basketball team win, they are going to feel higher than the ones they went against. Therefore, some teams get arrogant and it frustrates the other teams.

Finally, winning causes reassurance. Some teams think that just because they have won against their opponent, they are going to be undefeatable. Reassurance is what they feel in their blood, their brains thinking they are never going to lose. That is why they need a taste of their own medicine, losing. Reassurance is sometimes disappointing, you don’t always win, even if you are superior compared to other teams, you can still be defeated.

Winning isn’t everything, there are things that are more important. For...