Goooooooaaaalllll!!!!

Dec 21, 2012

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Sarah Nicols

I have played and coached competitive volleyball for the past 20 years. However, in the winter sports season, I am the assistant coach for our varsity soccer team…which is a bit of a misnomer, since all I really do is drive the team to their games and patch them up when they get hurt. But I cheer like crazy on the sidelines! I love all the kids, and have had such a great time getting to know more about the game of soccer!

 

Some things I have learned about soccer:

1. It is not a “goalie” that protects the goal, that player is called the “keeper”.

2. You can substitute players in and out for anyone on the field.

3. Players can switch positions on the field- in the middle of the game!

4. It is a VERY high contact sport!

Every four years, the FIFA World Cup is held in a different location around the world. The last FIFA World Cup was held in 2010 in South Africa, and it was definitely a World Cup of firsts. South Africa was the first African nation to host the World Cup, and it was also the first World Cup win for Spain!

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What’s your favorite sport? Do you have a favorite soccer team? Let me know in the comments below!

 

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