The Sport Of Soccer

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Soccer has become a popular sport around the world. We see more and more people play soccer each year. Soccer has become one of the most popular sports in the world. Some people say it's easy to just kick a ball around. Soccer has a lot of time and dedication in order to become a great player. Soccer is really fun and competitive and you can learn how to play real quick. Just with putting effort into the sport. In order to play soccer you will need to buy new gear. For example you will need to buy soccer shoes, soccer socks,soccer uniform, soccer ball and shin guards. Trust me you will find the shinguards really useful. The soccer shoes are really helpful. It helps you not to slide and fall in the grass. The soccer socks are long socks that…show more content…
The game is played in a field marked with white lines that form a large rectangular boundary. The field is divided by a white center line. The field has four corner flags. Also the field has two rectangular goals that are opposite to each other. There are eleven player in each team counting the goalkeeper. And six players outside of the field. These players are called subs. They can go in the field for any other player. The team only has a chance to change three players throughout the game. There are two halfs to this game. Each half is forty-five minutes plus added time by the referee. One team starts the game by kicking off. The opposite team gets to kick off after halftime. At the time of kickoff, each team's players need to be entirely on their half of play. Once the whistle has blown and the ball is kicked each player can move to their position. The players must keep the ball within the field's lines to continue play. If the ball is brought out of bounds by a team than their opponents are awarded a throw-in, which is the only time a player can touch the ball with his hands. The only other person that can touch the ball with his hands is the goalkeeper and this advantage is limited to an eighteen-yard box that surrounds his goal. There are two forty-five minute halves in a game with a five minute break at halftime. To win the game your team has to have more goals scored then your challengers within the ninety minutes of…show more content…
Dribbling is one of them.Dribbling is controlling the ball while running. If you want to keep the ball in your team's possession, you're going to need to dribble well. Dribbling is all about touching the ball strong enough to carry it forward, but light enough so that it stays by your side and away from opponents.The safest way to dribble is probably with the inside of your shoe, but in different situations, you'll have to use different parts of the shoe. Every person has their own way of
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