More than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly according to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
Objectives - To know the history of Soccer (European Footbal) - To know and be able to do the different basic techniques. - To know the specific vocabulary in relation to Soccer and its set of rules. - To demonstrate the different basic skills learnt. - To participate and show a good actitude and effort.
Evaluation Criteria - To demonstrate and know how to do correctly the different basic skills in Soccer. - To show knowledge and management of the specific basic vocabulary and set of rules related to Soccer. Useful expressions and more words
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“When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success” Diego Maradona
Resources Http://www.footy4kids.co.uk Https://kidskonnect.com/sports/soccer/ Dep. de Educación Física
SOCCER HISTORY The history of modern-day soccer was established in 1863. In October 1863, eleven representatives from London clubs and schools met at the Freemason’s Tavern to set up common fundamental rules to control the matches amongst themselves. The outcome of this meeting was the formation of the Football Association
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas. It has a vivid and interesting history in the world of sports. Early evidence of soccer being played as a sport finds occurrence in China during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. In China, it was during the Han dynasty that people dribbled leather balls by kicking it into a small net. Recorded facts also support the fact that Romans and Greeks used to play ball for fun and frolic. Some facts point to Kyoto in Japan where kicking of ball was a popular sport. It is said that during medieval times, the old form of soccer used to allow many ill practices like kicking, punching, biting and gouging. The maximum number of players on a soccer team is 11. Some of the different positions are: goalkeeper, center-back, sweeper, fullback, wingback, center-midfielder, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger, forward, striker, and stopper. Soccer is played on a grassy field called a pitch. The field is rectangular and must be between 100 and 130 yards long and 50 to 100 yards wide. An international soccer game is 90 minutes long. The 90 minutes is divided in two 45 minute halves.
Soccer players can make a lot of money. Soccer stars earn a lot from their clubs, and they make even more from sponsorship and advertising deals. According to The Daily Mail Online website, Lionel Messi, the 2009 FIFA Player of the Year, earned more than $41 million in 2009 alone.
Contesta a las siguientes preguntas: - ¿En qué año se establecieron las primeras normas del Fútbol - ¿En qué lugar? - ¿Quiénes jugaban a algo parecido al Fútbol en la antigüedad? -¿Qué malas prácticas deportivas se permitían en la Edad Media? - ¿Qué se solía utilizar en la antigüedad para hacer balones de Fútbol? - ¿Cómo se denomina en inglés a un campo de Fútbol - ¿En qué posición te gusta jugar más en Fútbol? - ¿Cuál es la duración de un partido de Fútbol oficial?
Soccer is known as football throughout most of the world. In North America, however, the word soccer is used to avoid confusion with American football as played in the National Football League, or NFL.
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Some amusing facts even mention that the first ball used was the head of some Danish brigand.
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Soccer or Football?