Basketball and Soccer

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Basketball and Soccer
Do you know what the differences are between soccer and basketball? These are the two most popular sports around the world. Soccer was invented over 2000 years ago in China. On the other hand, basketball is one of my favorite sports. Originally, this game was played in American schools in 1891. There are some differences between basketball and soccer such as, the part of the body that you play with, the number of players and the form of shooting. Though soccer and basketball have large differences, they are both the most popular sports in the world.

First of all, the most noticeable difference between these two sports is the parts of the body that are involved in the games. For example, in soccer the players have to use their legs because…………………………………………………………………. That is to say is more a feet sport. In contrast, basketball is a sport where you mostly use your hands. In soccer, if you kick the ball the other team gets the ball. Athletes in both sports ………..

Second of all, in basketball and soccer each team has a different number of players. In soccer there are eleven players per team on the field………………………………………… On the other hand, in basketball there are only five players per team on the court at one time. A soccer field, is bigger that a basketball court because there are more people playing at once. This……………..

Finally, the form of shooting is another difference that distinguishes these sports. In soccer, goals are scored when the ball passes across the line, between the goal posts into the net. The ball is moved by kicking the ball with your feet and is shot into the goal. On the other hand, in basketball the players pass the ball with their hands and move the ball by bouncing it on the court. The goals in each sport are worth a different amount points. For example in soccer each goal is woth one point and in basketball each basket is worth one, two or three points.

In conclusion, soccer and basketball are someof the most...
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