I love the game of Fodbol, just as I love footy. But there are some aspects of the game that need to be fixed, and fixed fast. The following rules have to be brought in to make the game better.
Touch the ref, red card.
I hate players having a sookie-sookie-la-la and going to the ref complaining about a free kick given. You need to respect the ref and he should be off-limits. Touch him and your off. That would screw the South Americans and the Europeans.
Video review of games. If a player has dived, suspend for two matches.
That would fix up the diving issue. Players would think twice before doing a Greg Louganis/Matty Lloyd.
Time off for Injury
If a player goes down and is "injured" the following should apply. If medical staff have to come on to the ground, the player is to be taken off the pitch and not allowed to come on for 5 mins. That's how long it should take to diagnose little injuries. If a stretcher is brought onto the ground, the player is to be taken off the pitch and stay off for 15 mins. If the injury is that bad then surely 15 min is the minimum time required for the player to feel better.
I won't forget the last two games Australia played just due to the fact of where I watched them. I witnessed the game against