Presentation on theme: "PASSION PROJECT: SOCCER By: Faith Rhone. IT ALL STARTED WHEN….. Coach David scheduled soccer practice on the same day as softball practice, and made me."— Presentation transcript:
IT ALL STARTED WHEN….. Coach David scheduled soccer practice on the same day as softball practice, and made me choose.
SOCCER FACT #1: An early appearance of soccer was in the 8 th century when King Edward III interdicted people to play the game as it resulted to injuries and sometimes death. Citation: “Soccer History.” Soccer History. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.
SOCCER FACT #2: Major League Soccer originated in 1993, consisting of only 10 teams. Citation: “Soccer History.” Soccer History. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.
SOCCER FACT #3: Soccer in the USA gained popularity after the Civil War when schoolboys started playing in colleges, but every school had different rules. For example Princeton had 25 players, while some played with volleyball endings. Citation: “ Soccer in the USA.” History of Soccer. n.d. Web. 16 April 2013.
SOCCER FACT #4: Soccer was one of the first sports entered in the Olympic Games in 1908. Citation: “Olympic Sport Debut Years.” funtrivia. n.d. Web. 17 April 2013.
SOCCER FACT #5 The first known soccer game played by women was on 03-23-1895 between the North and South, the North won 7-1. Citation: “ History of Women’s Football.” thehistoryofwomensfootball. N.d. Web. 17 April 2013
SOCCER FACT #6 Soccer is currently the most played and most watched sport. Citation: “History of Soccer.” articlebase. n.d. Web. 17 April 2013.
SOCCER FACT #7 Texas High Lady Tigers won their first playoff game against Hallsville on 3/29/2013. Citation: “Texas High Girls Soccer.” maxpreps. n.d. Web. 17 April 2013