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...
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
CRI...
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...
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
IGN...
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
...
*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...
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  1. 1. Fútbol Football Soccer By Michelle Medina
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. a. b. c. IN AN IQ TEST _ ?___ SCORED 150. (THAT PRETTY MUCH MAKES HIM A GENIUS) TIM HOWARD FRANCK RIBERY FRANK LAMPARD
  4. 4. a. b. c. HOW MANY TEAMS ARE IN MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (MLS)? 10 19 25
  5. 5. a. b. c. _ ?___ FATHER DIED OF ALCOHOLISM. (BECAUSE OF THIS, HE NEVER DRINKS ALCOHOL.) ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC LIONEL MESSI CRISTIANO RONALDO
  6. 6. a. b. c. _ ?___ HAS WON THE WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT FIVE TIMES. BRAZIL ENGLAND ITALY
  7. 7. a. b. c. SOCCER WAS ILLEGAL IN MISSISSIPPI UNTIL _ ?___. 1976 1991 IT’S STILL ILLEGAL!
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. a. b. c. A SINGLE SOCCER PLAYER RUNS AROUND _ ?___ PER GAME. 9 MILES 4 MILES 7 MILES
  10. 10. a. b. c. AT THE AGE OF 15 _ ?___ WENT UNDER A MAJOR HEART SURGERY. GARETH BALE BRANISLAV IVANOVIC CRISTIANO RONALDO
  11. 11. a. b. c. _ ?___ FIRST CONTRACT WITH BARCELONA WAS DETAILED OUT ON A PAPER NAPKIN! MICHAEL LAUDRUP LIONEL MESSI XAVI
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Soccer fandom is ALIVE in AMERICA
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. *INEVITABLE THAT SOCCER WILL SOON BE AS POPULAR AS MLB AND NBA (ONE MORE GENERATION!) 13.9% 10% 14.4% 317 Million Americans
  16. 16. 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

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