My arms shot up in the air as the small crowd wailed and shouted. As we ran around with smiles on our faces and achievements on our mind, we took in the fact that we finally scored our first goal of the season. I started playing on a soccer team when I was around seven, and it’s been my favorite sport ever since. It’s when I started high school that I realized soccer wasn’t as meaningful to the small school as I hoped it would be. It turned out Mendocino hadn’t had a girls soccer team for around 4 years and that was quite a discouraging piece of information.
The Soccer Game I am running with the ball one on one with the goalie left or right I shoot the ball and hope for the best. All of a sudden I hear the parents go wild I scored ! The refs and soccer scout come to me they give me the man of the match award. The next day at I walk into the big red building awaiting a new day. The beautiful tile floors all squeaky clean the white walls as white as can be.
When finally getting known all throughout Brazil, he was getting popular. Pelé brought a new era to Brazilian soccer (“Pelé”). People from all over came to see his style of play and watch how magnificent he really is with the ball. Here’s a quote from a father telling his son about
The road to glory started in Pierre, South Dakota. Where Berent, Cael, Trevor, Xavier, and I drove up to play for the state cup. The rest of the team was with their parents but we decided to carpool to save money. We were all joking around until we figured out that we were going to play the older tempo team, Tempo Blaze. At first, we thought that this would be a sweep, that we would win the whole tournament without worrying, but know we have to play the team that has never lost this year and we have never beaten for as
From stepping on that field for the first time and hearing the announcer announce your name for the first time under the bright lights as you stand there seeing your family looking from the stands with joy and excitement. The sounds of your coach yelling and pushing you to work harder, not just for yourself but for the team. Seeing how all 11 players on the team bust their butts off for the team is true love for the game. Every tactical word yelled from across the other side of the field and those occasional curse words you get from the other team as they struggle against you. Before your eyes you get to see the amazing plays build up before you and being part of it is the beauty of the game, the game that I call my own.
Impossible is nothing. At first, I thought that trying out and making this team would be impossible. The soccer team, REAL Athletico, was a year older and the kids were more skilled, bigger, and stronger. However, I needed to try out for a new, better team, in order to get better and play soccer at any level in college. However, I didn’t want to try out for a new team and leave my comfort zone with my friends on the REAL Sliver.
And I thought to myself “oh my god” because at the time, I was like 4 foot 7, and they were like 5 foot 2. I ran as fast as I could, to the end zone and I scored, and everyone went bananas, my whole team came dashing over to me, giving me high fives and shoulder bumps. But I just stood there silently, smiled, and thought to myself “Thanks
The start of my freshman year was a thrilling experience for me. To start out my freshman year I made the schools Varsity soccer team, a huge accomplishment for me. However, I was naïve to the coming situation to myself. I was on the path to continuous harassment from teammates as I was surrounded by seniors. Many of the seniors had egos, full of themselves in every aspect possible.
Sports: I have played soccer for the past 14 years of my life at various competitive levels, in addition to also playing volleyball and softball up to the high school level. I feel extremely comfortable both in teaching and participating in team sports while at camp. Growing up, sports was a huge part of my life and has given me so much. When I was twelve I broke my leg playing soccer, one of the most devasting events that has occured in my life to date. My injury took me nearly two years to recover with surgery, physical therapy, and many mistrials, but eventurally I stepped back on the field.
The second half kicked off, and we were heading for a win. I began a run from the right side as Abandi finds me with a long pass. I control the ball as a defender is trying to catch me. With a strong right-footed shot, I score a goal. I am fighting for this!
Everybody has a passion for something that they enjoy doing and spend most of their time doing. I enjoy playing soccer and it has become one of my biggest passions ever since I was the age of 5. I enjoy playing it more than any other sport I have ever participated in. The soccer program in Sigourney allows you to play from preschool all the way up to 6th grade. The recreational youth soccer teams in Sigourney are made up of Sigourney Keota, and Tri-County kids, but the majority of the kids on the teams are from Sigourney.