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  • Association football

    Association football‚ more commonly known as football or soccer‚[1] is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries‚ making it the world’s most popular sport.[2][3][4][5] The game is played on a rectangular field with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by using any part of the body besides the arms and hands to get the ball into the opposing goal. The goalkeepers are the only players allowed

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  • Association Football and Soccer

    Soccer Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. It is the national sport of most European and Latin-American countries and many other nations. Millions of people in more than 140 countries play soccer. Soccer is one of the most famous international sports. There are three distinct reasons that soccer is so widely popular. I- Soccer is a relatively easy game to learn and play. II- It provides many physical benefits and III- Has the ability to benefit cultures by bringing countries

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  • Association Football and Soccer

    In this soccer essay we will discuss soccer. Soccer (also called football) is the most popular kind of sports in the world. It is more than 2000 years old. Other sources say it is more than 3000 years old. The earliest forms of soccer existed in 1004 B.C. in Japan and in 50 B.C.in China. Japanese kicked a small round ball. Chinese filled heir leather ball with hair. It is known that Romans played a game that was similar to soccer. However‚ English Kings and Queens did not favor the game. In the UK

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  • Association Football

    do I. My favorite game is football . I often play this with my friend in the evening. I like this game because it is exciting and challenging. Football is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is a ball game played on a rectangular grass field with a goal at each end. The objective of the game is to score by maneuvering the ball into the opposing goal. The winner is the team which has scored most goals at the end of the match. Football is played at a professional

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  • Association Football and Handball

    Handball has been played all over the world for thousands of years. Although different variations on the game‚ it is known as one of the oldest ball games ever played. Handball was played in Egypt over four thousand years ago. It was also played in ancient Rome and in many cultures in South America. On five thousand year old tombs at Saqqara in Egypt‚ there are drawings of Egyptians playing handball. It shows girls groups of two playing the game. The Egyptians were known to play many ball games

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  • Association Football and Matt

    The person I am choosing to describe is my best friend‚ Matt Wotring. We first started talking near the end of July of last year‚ but didn’t really become friends until we hung out at a mutual friend’s birthday party at the beginning of October. Over the course of the past year‚ he and I have continued to grow closer and spend as much time together as possible. He has one of those charismatic personalities that is hard to find in the present world. He is very close with all of his family – and believe

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  • Association Football and Ball

    Elkhorn Soccer Rules Kick-off A kick-off is a way of starting or restarting play either at the start of the match or after a goal has been scored. A goal may be scored directly from the kick-off. Procedure: All players are in their own half of the field. The opponents of the team taking the kick-off are at least 10 yards from the ball until it is in play. The ball is in play when it is kicked and moves forward‚ the kicker can’t touch the ball a second time until it has touched another player

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  • Soccer: Association Football and Br

    similar to soccer. Many rules changed and each person interpreted the rules differently. In 1848 a group of school representatives met at Trinity College in Cambridge and drew up the first of soccer rules. In 1863 English soccer clubs founded the Football Association. By the late 1800’s soccer began to spread to the

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  • Association Football and Tangerine Middle School

    it made sense that the book itself is what his diary would have been. In Tangerine‚ there was a typical family setup‚ which included the award winning athlete older brother. In this case it was Erik Fisher and the Erik Fisher Football Dream. Erik is represented by a football. Paul and Erik’s father definitely favored Erik and supported him in his sports career. It often made Paul feel left out‚ and a result was conflict between the two brothers. Tangerine was a captivating story which kept me in

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  • Netball: Association Football and Goal Shooter

    Netball Netball is a game made up of throwing‚ catching‚ running and jumping. Most people can mistake Netball for Basketball but here are the differences between both sports: In Basketball‚ the player who has the ball can move around with the ball freely as opposed to Netball players who once have the ball‚ cannot run or move with the ball‚ they are only allowed to step forward with one foot‚ and throw the ball. In Basketball‚ the player must always dribble the ball in order to move around with

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