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    Soccer Is A Sport Essay

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    Some, however, continue to play professionally. There are many professional leagues in the world. The biggest league in the United States is the Major League Soccer (MLS). The MLS consists of 20 teams competing for the MLS Cup and a direct berth to the CONCACAF Champions League, a continental tournament (mlssoccer.com). Europe has many different leagues with many teams. The most notable European tournament is the UEFA Champions League. This tournament consists of the greatest teams in Europe. There are three qualifying rounds, a play-off round, a group stage, and four knockout rounds. The biggest soccer tournament in the world is the World Cup. The world Cup occurs every four years in a different country every time. The countries bid to host the World Cup in their country. There are many different rounds to this tournament as well. The World Cup is unlike the MLS and UEFA Champions League in that it is not club based, but country based. Players play for their home countries, which makes it more competitive due to the fact that they are participating against fellow teammates from their respective…

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    The 2012 FIFA World Cup was held in Brazil, a country that lives and breathes soccer. Therefore, one would be surprised to know that the people of this country were outraged with hosting the 2012 World Cup. There was an outbreak of riots in the slums of Brazil due to the amount of money the country spent, but did not have, on the magnificent event. In an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, he informs his audience on the issues regarding FIFA. John Oliver successfully informs his…

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    Pay Gap Persuasive Essay

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    The Wage Gap: Sports Edition The U.S. women’s national soccer team has a radiant, ambitious history. Over three decades, it has traveled from non-existent to the top of the soccer world. Although, that doesn’t mean they are treated that way. There is still gender based bias against them, specifically involving a large wage gap. Recently, the team took a step toward equality. In 2015, members of the US womens team their names being Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, and Megan…

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    In 2015, several complaints were lodged against FIFA because they provided the Women’s World Cup with only artificial turf for them to play on. This caused numerous injuries to many female players at the international level. FIFA has never hosted a major international tournament on artificial fields for men. Another difference noted is how harshly FIFA and U.S. Soccer punish women when they make mistakes or break rules set by the federations. Hope Solo was outspoken in her upset when Sweden…

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    came in 11th in the 2014 World Cup, and the USWNT won the 2015 World Cup and they were paid “28% and 62% less than men” (Isidore). This represents how women are being paid not only in sports, but in our country’s as well. Men earn as much as “$17,625 for an exhibition match against a top opponent, and get no less than $5,000 even if the team loses”. But women are paid a “maximum of $4,950 even if they win every game” (Kilgore). The men’s minimum $5,000 is higher than the women’s maximum $4,950.…

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    Essay 2 Currently a popular cultural phenomenon has risen over the last couple decades. Women’s sports, but more specifically women’s soccer popularity has been up for debate amount multiple age groups. Over the last 20 or so years women’s professional soccer stateside has a mountain of obstacles to face. From the gender equality on turf, to the two found leagues, or the dramatic pay deficits found within the female population. It seems like quite a large topic for debate that many argue…

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    Munich, a team who won the treble 2 years before Barcelona, with one of the best squads in the world under the helm of Pep Guardiola, lauded as one of the best coaches in history of the modern game. Real Madrid however, despite their poor form in mid-season, is fair to say drew much easier opponents in Wolfsburg and Manchester City on the road to final. The only notable challenge and triumph for Real Madrid was suffering from two goals deficit against Wolfsburg in the first leg of the tie of…

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    Football: Champions Cup Review It’s of the most popular sports around the world and definitely throughout Europe, so it comes as no surprise that game developers are looking to football to help them generate new slot game experiences. Football themed games are nothing new on a whole, but they are new to NetEnt, whose first attempt at the genre is Football: Champions Cup. NetEnt have brought to the table a smooth, beautifully designed experience with a realistically exciting atmosphere. With…

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    behind 90% of Europe is playing soccer and there years and milestones ahead of the U.S. The United States Women’s Teams is the first to ever win a World Cup for the U.S. The United States is not the best at soccer and there is so much more to soccer than just the World Cup. There are so many leagues in soccer the U.S. league is the MLS not the best league but close some of the more prominent leagues are BBVA; Bundaleaga, and the Premier league. There is so much to soccer like when you are…

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    Uwa Tigers Case Study

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    overall record of 55-37-6, Thorne knows what it takes to be a winner. The major key is persistence. “Every coach will get their chance, just always give 100% and be willing to learn and take your opportunity when it presents itself” And with every opportunity, Thorne and his team pounced to capitalize every chance they had to be the best. “I have had inspiration from numerous coaches and peers, and for me, it's taking a little bit from everyone I look up to and molding it into your coaching…

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