What does it take to become a soccer playerPresentation Transcript
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 was first played in Japan I 1004.
The Romans played a game that somewhat like modern soccer.
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
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
Grand Valley State University
Men's College Teams in Michigan
WORLD CUP WINNERS
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.
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.