People see what makes sense to them, reality notwithstanding.
While the supporters were only human to expect a comeback from their team after a decade of success, the defeat which sent them crashing out of the World Cup had actually spelled the end of the road for many of the team members.
This became an overture to a long delayed overhaul of the entire football ecosystem in the country. It gave everyone time to figure out the way forward and to pick up the pieces and start afresh.
Linking to Ragtag Daily Prompt: Human, Fandango One Word Challenge: Figure, Your Daily Word Prompt: Overture, Sunday Writing Prompt: The End of the Road, First Line Friday
Wise words indeed.
Thanks Michael :).