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    Ileana Aleman is a nineteen year old from Pharr, Texas. She was born on March 1, 1996 and has always dreamed of playing softball. She is currently a student at the University of Arkansas where she is majoring in Creative Writing. Along with spending time on her academics, she also spends her time playing on the University of Arkansas Women’s Softball Team. Playing at the collegiate level has made an effective contribution to not only her life but also her character. It has taught her valuable…

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    other side of the spectrum, we have the Jewish soccer teams and their affiliates. The Jewish soccer teams did not for the most part receive acts of violence against them. But, the MTK, Ajax, Hakoah, and Tottenham all received verbal abuse for their association with Jewish cultural. On the bright side, being called names for what you are seems a lot nicer than getting beat to death for who you were born as. The Red Star took pride as a soccer team, where in history there has not been a large…

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    June 18 2014 changed my life forever. I was playing soccer and there was less than five minutes left in the game. My one leg planted as I pivoted around a defender. I heard a crack and I went down. That one moment changed everything that I thought I knew my life was. I had played soccer since I was three. I loved it, everything about the game was fun. I had played all the positions over the years, but forward was definitely my favourite. I especially loved playing forward in the outdoor…

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    Hope Solo Accomplishments

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    Hope Solo is an incredible athlete/soccer player that has gone through hard times and knows everything that it takes to get to the top. In her early years she had hard times and she has learned how important the people she loves in her life. Her later life is filled with wonderful memories, loving teammates, and difficult times that she had to learn to get through. Hope’s accomplishments have inspired many different athletes of all ages. Hope Solo was born in Richland Washington on July 30,…

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    There are many events in my life that has shaped me and the way I am today; but there are two main events that have shaped me dramatically. First one when I six and one when I was in 8th grade, both two way different things but they both tie together and make me who I am and who I will always be. It all starts when I was six years old and I just got done playing my soccer game at the Blue Valley Activity Center (BVAC). It was a warm summer day and our game was over and it was time to go home.…

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    Why Soccer? Why should a person play soccer? Can you be too old to play soccer? Do many people think that soccer is fun? These are all good questions for children and adults who have a desire for soccer. Here are some facts why a person should find an interest in this amusing sport. Any male or female should play soccer for multiple reasons. One example is because it helps teach the beauty of sportsmanship. This also benefits because players on the field will get punished for having bad…

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    I take a deep breath. My gloved hand finds the orange painted metal of the crossbar and I hang on for dear life. I can feel my heart racing as I run my fingers along the cold, white plastic of my lacrosse stick. Coach calls me over to the sidelines and smiles down at me through the bars of my helmet. I look at him expectantly. “You’re going to be fine, you are ready for this,” he says as he adjusts the straps on the side of my head with a pop and a click. I can feel the adrenaline rushing…

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    practice is just out of control. He told us that every player is running around the whole pitch, wanting the ball for himself. He also wanted each player to tell him what position they play and stay and guard that position. He reorganized the whole line-up and placed each player on the position that best fit them. Lastly, he told us the most important thing for a team to have before going out there on the pitch is chemistry. The following weeks we didn’t have any matches so we spend most of that…

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    Azteca Program Analysis

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    Angel Hernandez another youth member of the Azteca Program said “the benefits that I get from the Azteca Program is incredible in many different perspectives. First, they keep us out of the streets. Second, the program gives us the tools and the knowledge to become a better person to society. Third, is they help us to improve our grades and soccer talent and last, this is not only a simple program, it a big family where we all have something in common soccer.” The attendance rate is 75 percent…

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    coach at other clubs as well as the national team of Argentina. Many in the sport, including football writers, former players, current players and football fans, regard Maradona as the greatest football player of all time.[6][7][8][9] He was joint FIFA Player of the 20th Century with Pelé.[10][11] An advanced playmaker who operated in the classic number 10 position, Maradona is the only player in football history to set the world record transfer fee twice, first when he transferred to Barcelona…

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