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Transcript of Soccer
ACROSS THE GLOBE Originated Early evidence of soccer is found in China between 200-300 BC
Han Dynasty- dribbled leather balls by kicking it into a small net Exact time and location are unknown
Soccer has been around for 3000+ years
Fédération Internationale de Football Association Modern Soccer in England Early growth of modern soccer started in England in 700 AD
The first ball used was the head of a Danish prince they defeated in war.
Used to many ill practices: kicking, punching, biting, and gouging. Banning of Soccer In 1365 King Edward III banned soccer owing to the growing incidents of violence and military indulgence .
1424 King James I of Scotland proclaimed in the Parliament
"Na man play at the Fute-ball" (No man shall play football)
Became legal again in 1605 1900 Soccer played the Olympic Games for the first time PLAYERS BENEFIT FROM BEING PART OF A TEAM Physical Benefits Teamwork and Determination Parent Involvement Keeps children busy and active by: Giving them something to do after school
Works entire body Make new friends which increases confidence
Work well with others
Soccer teaches discipline and responsibility The parents go to games to watch
Parents can volunteer
Strengthens communication with parents A. Diego Maradona Best Players (the man who scored the goal at the beginning of the presentation) Born: October 30, 1960
Buenos Aires, Argentina. At age 10, Maradona joined las Cebollitas
136-game unbeaten streak
Made debut for the senior team shortly before his 16th birthday Career Mostly know for “Hand of God” goal during the 1986 World Cup. B. Lionel Messi Born: June 24, 1987
Rosario, Argentina Broke a record in January 2013 when he got FIFA Ballon d’Or for the fourth time. Currently playing for FC Barcelona World Cup The first World Cup soccer match started on July 13th, 1930.
Uruguay won the first World Cup with Argentina being runner up.
Due to the Second World, the competition was put on a 12-year long halt (1938-1950) Children all over the world play soccer Soccer strengthens Countries Different Fields
Different Soccer Balls Brazil Somalia Mexico Afghanistan Panama Argentina Switzerland Japan Different Levels of Play Street/Pick-up Club/Travel Elite Training Schools National Pride Watch Together Brings Countries Together Play Together Donate Soccer Equipment "Floating pitch" History