SOCCER What does it take to become to a Professional Soccer Player By: KaRon Thomas
The History of Soccer <ul><li>Many different culture have played a game like soccer  but know one knows where it began it ...
Soccer History <ul><li>Soccer was first played in Japan I 1004. </li></ul><ul><li>The Romans played a game that somewhat l...
Soccer History <ul><li>The first rules of soccer in England came from Eton college in 1815. </li></ul><ul><li>At 1st, it w...
The 13 States that have College Soccer Teams in the Midwest United States <ul><li>Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana </li>...
College Soccer Recruiting Process   <ul><li>Steps in the process include these points: </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing academi...
Women's College Teams in Michigan <ul><li>Calvin College   </li></ul><ul><li>Central Michigan   </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Va...
Men's College Teams in Michigan <ul><li>Calvin College   </li></ul><ul><li>Hope College   </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan   </l...
WORLD CUP WINNERS
Professional Soccer <ul><li>How the World Cup Works??? </li></ul><ul><li>The 19 th  FIFA World Cup game took place June 11...
Professional Soccer <ul><li>How the World Cup works??? </li></ul><ul><li>These groups play a round-robin game (A round-rob...
Soccer <ul><li>Soccer is a great sport in my opinion </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve played soccer for four years </li></ul><ul><li...
The End <ul><li>Thank You  </li></ul><ul><li>Questions??? & Comments!!! </li></ul>
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  1. 1. SOCCER What does it take to become to a Professional Soccer Player By: KaRon Thomas
  2. 2. The History of Soccer <ul><li>Many different culture have played a game like soccer but know one knows where it began it was played 3000 years ago . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Soccer History <ul><li>Soccer was first played in Japan I 1004. </li></ul><ul><li>The Romans played a game that somewhat like modern soccer. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Soccer History <ul><li>The first rules of soccer in England came from Eton college in 1815. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The 13 States that have College Soccer Teams in the Midwest United States <ul><li>Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana </li></ul><ul><li>Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska </li></ul><ul><li>North Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>South Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin </li></ul>
  6. 6. College Soccer Recruiting Process <ul><li>Steps in the process include these points: </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing academically- getting good grades </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing athletically- getting physically active & strong </li></ul><ul><li>Completing administrative preparations- getting your paperwork turned in for college on time </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying realistic college options- making college choices you feel you can complete </li></ul><ul><li>Generating contacts among these options- keeping in touch with people you meet at different colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Following up on contacts- staying in touch with people you meet about colleges and soccer programs </li></ul><ul><li>Making a selection and committing- deciding what college to attend & going there doing your very best at school work & soccer </li></ul>
  7. 7. Women's College Teams in Michigan <ul><li>Calvin College </li></ul><ul><li>Central Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Valley State University </li></ul><ul><li>Hope College </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State </li></ul><ul><li>Oakland </li></ul><ul><li>Olivet College </li></ul><ul><li>Western Michigan </li></ul>
  8. 8. Men's College Teams in Michigan <ul><li>Calvin College </li></ul><ul><li>Hope College </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State </li></ul><ul><li>Oakland </li></ul><ul><li>Olivet College </li></ul><ul><li>Western Michigan </li></ul>
  9. 9. WORLD CUP WINNERS
  10. 10. Professional Soccer <ul><li>How the World Cup Works??? </li></ul><ul><li>The 19 th FIFA World Cup game took place June 11-July 11, 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>All teams are divided into 8 groups. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Professional Soccer <ul><li>How the World Cup works??? </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>At this point teams play against each other in one-off competitions, with teams being eliminated until the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals. </li></ul><ul><li>The losing semifinalists also play to determine third place. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Soccer <ul><li>Soccer is a great sport in my opinion </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve played soccer for four years </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer is a lot of fun and great exercise </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End <ul><li>Thank You  </li></ul><ul><li>Questions??? & Comments!!! </li></ul>
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