The Great Game Of Soccer!

By: Jim Brown

The game of soccer is played and enjoyed by people all over the world. To play soccer, you need two teams with eleven people on each team, a ball, and a place to play it at. Soccer games are usually played on a field that has a rich layer of finely mowed grass on it. Soccer is usually played by children and teenagers; however, it can be played by adults. This is a competitive sport that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family and it does not matter how old they are.

The object of a game of soccer is to get the ball in to the other team's goal without using your hands. People who play soccer usually use their feet but many players have been known to use their heads quite a bit during the game to hit the ball if it is in the air. The only people allowed to use their hands during a soccer game are the goalkeepers, who stop the ball from going in to the net.

These people are usually referred to as goalies too, and referees are liable to issue penalties to any other player that uses their arms and hands to move the ball toward the end of the field. Linesmen keep a sharp lookout on the action that goes on during a soccer game. They use hand signals to communicate their calls to the referees and the players that are participating in the game and on the sidelines.

Soccer is a team sport and the team that works together is usually the team that wins. Both teams try to score points by moving the soccer ball with their feet and the team with the most points will win the game at the end of the day. If there is a tie, then a draw will occur and the team that wins the draw will be determined the winner of the soccer game on that day.

Soccer is a competitive sport that is played all over the world. All people need to play soccer is a little time, a group of people and some athletic gear such as a soccer ball and some goals. Soccer is also a social sport because it gives people the chance to interact with each other as they speed down the field. Off the field, soccer players will typically meet for pleasure in a pub or perhaps for a toasty pizza celebration.

Soccer players are very healthy conscious because they spend a great deal of time running. Many soccer players have a strict regimen of exercise and diet in order to maintain their competitive edge during a game of soccer. With eleven players to contend with during any game of soccer, it is best to ensure that every player on the soccer field is at their peak of physical conditioning at all times.

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