A dedicated leader on the soccer field inspires his teammates by example. When players on the team is exhausted and feels as though he or she cannot go on, they turn to the hardworking captain who inspires through his hard work. The captain makes players want to work hard when they see him doing the same. The captain shows his dedication by going in for a hard tackle late in the second half.
Going to the soccer academy was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. It took my soccer to a new level. Working there made me want to get better as I was improving. Moving through the wet grass, taking small touches on the slick ball. I enjoyed every aspect of it.
Every hero is reborn, with a new change of mind, and heart. Jess’ change not only helps her ease her conscience, but also helps her succeed in her tournament final. The Hero’s Journey closely resembles Jess’ own journey in Bend it Like Beckham to become a soccer player. Both heroes face challenging obstacles, reach a significant low point, and are physically and/or mentally reborn.
About 25-30 minutes were left of play. We believed that we could win, and that belief led us to winning the game. We outplayed them in the second half, and won thanks to goals from Abandi, Jasem, Fahad, and I. The most important player in our win, though, was Aseel, as he was bossing the midfield. We won by a 1 goal difference, with the final score being 7-6 We walked out ecstatic with the win.
I only ever played this game with my close neighbors, being that it involved running around in the community. It was a very big part of my friend group because, it is what brought us together every weekend. - Adolescents: When playing competitive games, such as soccer, I was taught how to play this game through my dad when I was younger. The most enjoyable part of the game was the feeling of scoring a goal. I shared this activity with my friends, dad, and sister.
My senior year I decided to tryout for the soccer team. I thought I had a pretty good chance in making the soccer team since I’ve had some experience playing soccer, and I thought I was pretty good. Anyway, I ended up making the team, and their were some times I felt like quitting because we did ran so much, but luckly I had my friends who motivated
“My favorite part of running is running with my team. Obviously running really hurts and takes a lot of energy and training, but it is much easier when you can train alongside your friends and teammates. Going through such intense training brings us very close together and I’ve made some of my best friends on the team.” Speaking of friends, Lakes teammate, Braden Heimbaugh adds “The team brotherhood that we share is the main motivation and driver through the intense workouts that we do.”
My favorite team in Soccer is Borussia Dortmund. They are in Germany and play in the Bundesliga. They’re team colors are yellow and black. They are one of the best teams in the Bundesliga and usually finish 1st or 2nd in the league.
According to FIFA, the is over 295 million kids/adults actively playing “The Beautiful Game” all over the globe. To see real passion for soccer, go to Brazil and watch their style of playing, it’s amazing. Many may think most famous people grew up with the perfect life, but it was different for Pelé. For Pelé to achieve his success, he trained in the streets with only a sock ball. Money didn’t stop him from becoming who he is today.
Although going through hardships may not necessarily be the most positive experience, the lessons people learn from the obstacles everyone goes through can be significantly fundamental to later success. I have been particularly fortunate in that I have not had to undergo substantial privations. One setback that will always be ingrained in my memory is a soccer game that I was playing during my freshman year of high school. It was the beginning of the year and I was transitioning from a big-bad eighth grader, into an insecure and quiet freshman. I had been playing soccer for the past few years, so I tried out for the high school team.
We must also understand that soccer is a very physical sport and it is probably the most physical women’s game today. The ideal player must dominate speed, fitness and strength to conquer the game. Fitness is one part of your game that you can control, and dedication to being fit will greatly improve you as a player. Hamm mentions at the highest levels of soccer, the space on the field gets tighter and defenders get nastier. The best way to get back at a dirty team is to score goals and win the game, since fighting is not beneficial.
Now I play soccer for the Oskaloosa team and I have played for them every year in the spring and fall. We have had a pretty good team through the years and we win more games than we lose. But I enjoy playing for a bigger town because the competition is a lot harder than Sigourney ever was and it makes it more of a challenge. Some people think I’m crazy for driving to Oskaloosa after school for practice but I think it is well worth the drive.
The best leader I’ve worked with was my Junior High Football coach. My coach used the Path-Goal Theory. I hated football and saw no future for me in that sport. I was teased and literally quit the year before at a different school. I heard about try outs at another school and decided to go.
I remember it hurting, so very much. It stabbed at me hard; I couldn't comprehend it. If only I had been more careful, more attentive, I could've prevented all of it. One of the most devastating moments in my life happened to me was all because of a simple mistake. One little slip-up caused all of it, and it all lead to a catastrophe.
Throughout my life people have told me to have a goal; and not just the type I like to score in a soccer game. In life everyone hits a rough patch here and there, but the ones that exceed learn to solve problems. I am involved in sports here at prospect. I played varsity soccer this year and last year. Through my four years of playing, my coaches always told me a quote by hall of fame baseball player Derek Jeter.