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Lara Harrison

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Transcript of Soccer

Lara Harrison
8th Grade
Gull Lake Middle School
Interesting Facts
What Is soccer?
A sport comprised of eight to eleven players on a field with a goal to kick a ball into the other teams net
When soccer first started, it became very popular and King Edward III had to ban the sport due to so much violence when people played it.
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Equipment Used:
Played with a soccerball
Nobody knows exactly where it started but there is evidence that the Roman, Greek, and Chinese all played the sport in early times
I have played for six to seven years
In our school, thirty nine percent of the 148 surveyors say, yes, I do play soccer.
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Soccer is an International sport played by many across the world
Estimations suggest that over 240 million people play professional soccer
Professional soccer players have over billions of fans
30 million of the professional soccer players are women
For the people that took the survey, Midfield was the most played position followed by forward.
When choosing a position on the field as a favorite, forward was picked most.
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Statistics From Our School
Basic Information
Soccer teams will usually consist of 16 players for young age groups
Professional teams might have more than thirty players on a team
Positions on the field are:
Left, Right, and/or Center
Left, Right, and/or Center
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Soccer is the most popular Sport in the world and is thought to grow more in the U.S. still.
Every soccer match will have a ref that will enforce the rules and call out fouls and other things like that.
Basic Information
Clubs for playing soccer:
River Oaks
Soccer Zone
Products Used for soccer:
Soccer Ball
Soccer is a family friendly sport if it is not played with a lot of competition
When played in professional games there is a lot of competition and the players are very aggressive
Specific Information
Refs will tell you:
When there is a foul
If there is a corner kick or goal kick
Who has the throw in
Whose ball it is
When subs can go in
they guide the game
This hobby has many fans. Over billions of people will watch the World Cup.
Addresses and Supporters
River Oaks- 9202 East Michigan Avenue (M-96)
Galesburg, MI 49053
Soccer Zone-
7187 S Sprinkle Rd, Portage, MI 49002
8151 Merchant Pl, Portage, MI 49002
There are many sports stores that support soccer and sell soccer products
What I Think of This Hobby
This hobby is important to me because I have played it for a very long time and this hobby has taught me a lot of things.
I got interested in soccer because I saw other people play it and I thought it looked fun.
At the high school you can play soccer and get experience.
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