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A question-and-answer trivia on some of the most shocking facts about soccer and its players .

A question-and-answer trivia on some of the most shocking facts about soccer and its players .

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    • Fútbol Football Soccer By Michelle Medina
    • a. b. c. _ ?___IS ONE OF 23 SIBLINGS. (HE CAN PLAY A FULL 11 SIDE FOOTBALL GAME WITH HIS BROTHERS AND SISTERS!) JORDI ALBA PATRICE EVRA MICHAEL BRADLEY
    • a. b. c. IN AN IQ TEST _ ?___ SCORED 150. (THAT PRETTY MUCH MAKES HIM A GENIUS) TIM HOWARD FRANCK RIBERY FRANK LAMPARD
    • a. b. c. HOW MANY TEAMS ARE IN MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (MLS)? 10 19 25
    • a. b. c. _ ?___ FATHER DIED OF ALCOHOLISM. (BECAUSE OF THIS, HE NEVER DRINKS ALCOHOL.) ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC LIONEL MESSI CRISTIANO RONALDO
    • a. b. c. _ ?___ HAS WON THE WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT FIVE TIMES. BRAZIL ENGLAND ITALY
    • a. b. c. SOCCER WAS ILLEGAL IN MISSISSIPPI UNTIL _ ?___. 1976 1991 IT’S STILL ILLEGAL!
    • a. b. c. FROM 1994 TO 1998, THE ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE HAD RED, YELLOW, AND TEAL CARDS. TEAL CARDS WERE USED FOR… SWEARING PLAYERS WHO SHOULD BE NICE A PLAYER WAS HURT & NEEDED HELP INSTANT REPLAY OF POSSIBLE FOULS
    • a. b. c. A SINGLE SOCCER PLAYER RUNS AROUND _ ?___ PER GAME. 9 MILES 4 MILES 7 MILES
    • a. b. c. AT THE AGE OF 15 _ ?___ WENT UNDER A MAJOR HEART SURGERY. GARETH BALE BRANISLAV IVANOVIC CRISTIANO RONALDO
    • a. b. c. _ ?___ FIRST CONTRACT WITH BARCELONA WAS DETAILED OUT ON A PAPER NAPKIN! MICHAEL LAUDRUP LIONEL MESSI XAVI
    • a. b. c. WHY IS IT HARD TO BE A SOCCER FAN IN THE USA? MEDIA COVERAGE IS POOR PLAYERS DON’T GET PAID ENOUGH SPORTS FAN IGNORANCE AND FALSE PERCEPTION Soccer= Average annual player salary: $7,796,637 Average weekly player paycheck: $149,935 The AVERAGE MLS player salary is about $135,000 a year
    • Soccer fandom is ALIVE in AMERICA
    • SOCCER NOW Americans – TO ENJOY THE SPORT – CONNECTION BETWEEN FAMILY AND FRIENDS BUT. …EXPECT TO SEE WORLD-CLASS TALENT At no time in American history has soccer been more popular in the United States 2013 MAY'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL 676% IN VIEWERSHIP OVER THE LAST 12 YEARS.
    • *INEVITABLE THAT SOCCER WILL SOON BE AS POPULAR AS MLB AND NBA (ONE MORE GENERATION!) 13.9% 10% 14.4% 317 Million Americans
    • The next generation– THE KIDS  A ton of kids are playing it. 30% of American households 2nd Most Popular Sport 12-24 year olds 16th