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  • SOCCER What does it take to become to a Professional Soccer Player By: KaRon Thomas
  • The History of Soccer
    • Many different culture have played a game like soccer but know one knows where it began it was played 3000 years ago .
  • Soccer History
    • Soccer was first played in Japan I 1004.
    • The Romans played a game that somewhat like modern soccer.
  • Soccer History
    • The first rules of soccer in England came from Eton college in 1815.
    • At 1st, it was England where soccer you couldn’t play soccer any more. Today soccer is the most watched sport and played sport in the world enjoyed by 8 million people.
  • The 13 States that have College Soccer Teams in the Midwest United States
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Iowa
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • Missouri
    • Nebraska
    • North Dakota
    • Ohio
    • South Dakota
    • Wisconsin
  • College Soccer Recruiting Process
    • Steps in the process include these points:
    • Preparing academically- getting good grades
    • Preparing athletically- getting physically active & strong
    • Completing administrative preparations- getting your paperwork turned in for college on time
    • Identifying realistic college options- making college choices you feel you can complete
    • Generating contacts among these options- keeping in touch with people you meet at different colleges
    • Following up on contacts- staying in touch with people you meet about colleges and soccer programs
    • Making a selection and committing- deciding what college to attend & going there doing your very best at school work & soccer
  • Women's College Teams in Michigan
    • Calvin College
    • Central Michigan
    • Grand Valley State University
    • Hope College
    • Michigan
    • Michigan State
    • Oakland
    • Olivet College
    • Western Michigan
  • Men's College Teams in Michigan
    • Calvin College
    • Hope College
    • Michigan
    • Michigan State
    • Oakland
    • Olivet College
    • Western Michigan
  • WORLD CUP WINNERS
  • Professional Soccer
    • How the World Cup Works???
    • The 19 th FIFA World Cup game took place June 11-July 11, 2010.
    • Qualifying games in each of the 6 FIFA continental zones (Africa, Asia, North & Central America and Caribbean, South America, Oceania, and Europe) determine which teams will play in the World Cup Games.
    • All teams are divided into 8 groups.
  • Professional Soccer
    • How the World Cup works???
    • These groups play a round-robin game (A round-robin game is when every team plays every other team) with the top two teams from each group going to a second stage, known as the knockout stage.
    • At this point teams play against each other in one-off competitions, with teams being eliminated until the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals.
    • The losing semifinalists also play to determine third place.
  • Soccer
    • Soccer is a great sport in my opinion
    • I’ve played soccer for four years
    • Soccer is a lot of fun and great exercise
  • The End
    • Thank You 
    • Questions??? & Comments!!!