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  1. 1. The History of Soccer<br />Evan Bastarache<br />
  2. 2. Where it Originated<br />Is also known as Football in different parts of the world.<br />Originated (in its current form) from England in 1800’s<br />The Chinese played “football” games that dated back to 3000’s<br />Ancient Greeks and Romans used football games to sharpen warriors for battle.<br />
  3. 3. How to Play Soccer<br />In the game of soccer, there are many different things one must learn.<br />Some of the key concepts of soccer are:<br />Kicking<br />Passing<br />Throw-in<br />Goal Keeping<br />
  4. 4. Kicking<br />Free Kick<br />Indirect Free Kick<br />Penalty Kick<br />Goal Kick<br />Corner Kick<br />Bicycle or The over Head Kick<br />Instep Kick<br />
  5. 5. Passing<br />Push Pass<br />Wall Pass<br />Chip Pass<br />Backward Pass<br />Passing into Space<br />
  6. 6. Throw-ins and Goal Keeping<br />Never throw or kick the ball back to your teammates unless they are open and ready for the ball.<br />Throw the ball low so it is easier for your teammate<br />Roll along the ground<br />
  7. 7. Where do You Play Soccer?<br />
  8. 8. Some Rules of Soccer<br /> In the game of soccer, there are many rules and regulations. Some of the most important rules are:<br />Field of play<br />The ball<br />Number of players<br />The Referee<br />
  9. 9. The Soccer Ball<br />There are three different sizes of a soccer ball<br />In early times, rubber had not yet been discovered, so the alternative to a soccer ball was anything from human skulls, to pig and cow bladders<br />Soccer balls are usually black and white so they can be seen on the field<br />
  10. 10. What is the World Cup?<br /> A soccer tournament held every four years between national soccer teams to determine a world champion<br />The world cup will be played the summer of 2010 in South Africa.<br />