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  • Team And Pel
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    Athletic Genius, Soccer Legend, Master of Offense, Pel. All are names for Edson Arantes do Nascimento, undoubtedly one of the greatest soccer players of all time. This report is to inform you about the things Pel accomplished throughout his life and career, and also about what he did that effected the world so much. Pel was born on October 23rd, 1940, in the Brazilian town of Tres Coracles, which means Three Hearts. Pel was the first child to Dondinho and Celeste. Dondinho, his father, was a pro...
  • Pel'e S Career
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    Pel'e was born on October 23, 1940. He was born in the small Brazilian town of Tr^es Coraco nes (Tres Coratsoin, translated it means 'Three Hearts') in the state of S~ao Paulo. His birth name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. His father was Dondinho, another excellent soccer player. His birth name Jo~ao Ramos do Nascimento. Pel'e's father had been a great soccer player before Pel'e was born. Pel'e's father had to retire prematurely. During a game, he was slide tackled and sustained serious career-...
  • Soccer Fields Around My House
    539 words
    For my 8 week training activity, I choose to practice soccer to improve various aspects of my physical health. I will try to improve my endurance most importantly. I feel that it is the my weakest physical aspect. I will practice soccer dribbles, because they obviously require technique, I will also practice to move with and without the ball at my control. It is not easy to do, but eventually, I will succeed. As I said earlier, I will improve my endurance. I will jog everyday for 30 minutes (sta...
  • Forward On Their Junior Varsity Team
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    I was asked to think back about something memorable and to write an essay about a life's lesson learned. In high school, soccer was very important to me. It was my favorite sport. My freshman year I decided to pick and focus on only one of the many sports I had played in the passed. I came to the conclusion that I should play soccer considering it was one I was strongest at. I also enjoyed soccer more than the other sports I had played because it was a tough sport, which was a challenge to me. D...
  • Greatest Soccer Player
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    Little is known about the origin of soccer. The modern game is very different from it's accent origins this paper will explore those origins and show how modern day soccer evolved. The following topics are included in this paper: Ancient history which will explain the location and the early rules of soccer. The paper will explain the life of Pele who is the greatest soccer player. It will explain his early life, his childhood, school years and finally his pro years. Then there will be a comparis...
  • New Australian Soccer Team
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    Ethnicity and Soccer: The effect of non-English speaking immigrants on the establishment of soccer in Canberra in the 1950's and 1960's. Nick GuothAbstract: Soccer in Canberra as a sport had died prior to the war. The advent of Australia's new immigration policy after 1945 saw a solid influx, over the next two decades, of non-English speaking Europeans to Australia and through their input they assisted in the re-emergence of soccer as a main sport in the region. From the Baltic states to the Sou...
  • Soccer
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    My life is very difficult to explain but I am going to tell it to you easy. I was born March 27th 1991. I was like a basketball when I was born so my mom says. I was also a very bad and spoiled child for I was very jealous of my sister getting all the attention. I used to run around screaming just so I could get all eyes on me and not on my sisters. When I was little I used to be scared of clowns and hide under tables and any thing I find to get away from them, (I think I lost a lot of friends t...
  • Major Indoor Soccer League
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    Games similar to soccer were played in China as early as 400 B.C. In 200 A.D. the Romans played a game in which 2 teams tried to score by advancing the ball across a line on a field, which means no soccer goals. They passed the ball to one another, but not by kicking it. Also in the 1100's, London children played a form of soccer (World Book Encyclopedia, S p. 73). In the early 1800's, many English schools played a game that resembled soccer. Players added many rules that changed the game, and e...
  • Alike Play The Game Of Soccer
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    Soccer Soccer is a great sport that has influenced nations. Millions gather to watch skilled athletes compete in a game of soccer. It is an international sport, so popular that physical education programs have soccer integrated into their plans. Many local communities also have soccer organizations for youths. Soccer has an interesting history going back as far as ancient Rome and Greece. Some other interesting topics that deal with soccer are my personal feelings about the sport and my opinions...
  • Pele The Greatest Soccer Player
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    Have you ever heard of Edson Arantes do Nascimento Probably not, because people new him by, "The Artist" or "Pele'". Pele' was very well known because of his unique talent in the sport of soccer. The skinny little fifteen year old boy would wait throughout the years watching his father work hard at his soccer career. It all started with Pele' playing "futebol" in the lot behind his house at his young age. He and his friends would play with Coca-Cola cans that were serving the purpose of goal pos...
  • Mia Hamm Mia Hamm
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    Mia Hamm Mia Hamm! What an athlete and role model for all women in the world. I picked her because I think she's awesome. She had many achievements while growing up and had friends and family that supported her and helped her get through the difficulties in life. Before we get to the important facts, here is some general information about her just to get to know her better. She likes to eat Italian food, watches Seinfeld, her favorite Number is five of course, and is married. Well, lets move on ...
  • Morning And Play Soccer
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    My name is Joe Leave and I am a freshman here at South Georgia College on a scholarship to play soccer for coach Al Horner. Soccer, ya, the most played game in the world, what a game! I believe who ever invented soccer has got to be the most brilliant man that has ever existed! Soccer is the largest international sport of all times. Any were you go in the world there is soccer being played. Now I am not putting down baseball or football, but those are both American sports. Sure they play those g...
  • Lorene At Soccer Practice
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    Lorene Cary Lorene Cary, an African American girl in Black Ice is non-athletic, a coward, afraid of trying new things and too quick to judge. In the first scene we meet Fumiko, a Japanese girl. On the way to soccer practice, Fumiko asks Lorene if she likes to play basketball. Lorene replies "no". Fumiko tells Lorene that she use to play basketball all the time in Japan and if Lorene would like she would teach her how to play. Lorene though would rather sit out and watch Fumiko play because she d...
  • Soccer As A National Sport
    349 words
    Why wasnt a different sport or activity eliminated than the activity I love soccer. Getting rid of and activity is like making a crime. It would hurt a lot of people and it would take a something that people love to do. Soccer is a popular sport played all over the world. Even though past 30 to 40 years it has been a long time originating place for England where it first started as a game of involving kicking and handling a ball. Later it branched to rugby and football what the English call socc...
  • Cooking As A Chef
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    Over the past two years I have been a substitute cook for many restaurants and catering services which has given me valuable experience and enjoyment in the work field. I started working part-time at Saltwater Cowboys, a local bar and grill, the summer after my sophomore year. At the time I wasn't satisfied with what I was doing with my free time. All I knew was that I loved cooking and needed a job. Working as a cook has changed my life drastically from what it used to be. I would show up to wo...
  • Hamm Play In The Women Soccer Team
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    Women Experience in Sport Every single life always has a story to tell. As I interview my classmate's grandma, I found out some interesting inside story about her life. Every single life always has a story to tell. On October 15th 1940 was a lucky day for the Lien family when Luu Thi Bitch Lien was born in Tan Mai, Vietnam. Her grandfather, who had been in a wheelchair for several years, was able to walk again. While his steps where small and his movements were slow, it was still a miracle in th...
  • My Favorite Sport Soccer
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    My favorite sport is soccer. Soccer is my favorite sport because it is so much fun. It is a lot of work, but the game is worth it. Soccer is also a very rough game. Many people that I know do not like to play because the game last very long, and you have to really work hard no matter what position that you qualify to play. I began to really like soccer after I played at the very end of my freshman year. When I went out for the team I did not know what to expect. Before I started playing I did no...
  • Intercollegiate Soccer Program
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    Gabrielle Smart is entering her second season at the head of the Utah Valley State College women's soccer program. Smart took on the program in it's first year of sanctioned intercollegiate play last fall. She is a B-license United States Soccer Federation coach, and has measurable coaching and playing experience. Smart is a former BYU soccer player. She graduated from La Serna High School in Whittier, California, in 1994. She was All-State on a Whittier team that finished second in the state he...

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