Soccer Personal Narrative

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Throughout my short life journey, soccer has been an enormous part of my life. I began playing soccer at a young age; this is the point in my life when I fell in love with the sport. As I grew older soccer became less of a hobby, and more of a lifestyle. Today, I am literate in the sport of soccer, because I have proficient skills, and a firm understanding of the game. I consider myself very soccer savvy, however the most important literacies I have acquired from soccer were the life skills of hard work, dedication and perseverance. These skills contributed to my literacy in the sport of soccer. While I was growing up, playing soccer helped me obtain literacy in the area of hard work. Long practices, never ending film sessions and hard fitness workouts contributed to my core understanding of what hard work actually was. In addition, day in and day out, my soccer coaches would preach that greatness comes from the grit of …show more content…
This important principal has helped me strive for success in other aspects of my life like my career, academics, and personal goals. My literacy of hard work began on the soccer field, as years passed, I transitioned my knowledge of hard work to off the field. Standing here today, I strongly believe that I would not be half as successful as I am today without being literate in the area of hard work. In the society we live in today, I have learned that hard work is the driving force that has improved our society as a whole. The American Dream, a dream that so many individuals strive for, is built upon hard work. From the beginning of time in the United States, to the current time, hard work always has been the driving force that has helped fuel new innovations and shape our society as a whole. I have come to realize the skill of working hard is not only important to me, it is also important to the society we live

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