Following your passion is generally bad advice! Especially now with COVID-19 changing so many industries such as photography, arts, music and of course airlines. Yes pilots and air stewardesses are having a hard time. Just in case you dreamt about being in aviation. What if there may be NO opportunity in what you are passionate about? Our economy values some skills more and not others. It has nothing to do with your passion. Let me give you an example: In Singapore – banking and finance is a big topic. If you study finance, it is likely that you can find a good career opportunities with a bank. I’ve seen income from many private clients and I can share that generally finance pays better than many.
On the other hand, football in Singapore is just a very small market.  It does not matter if you are passionate about football or