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  • Soccer Is A Sport Essay

    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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  • Pay Gap Persuasive Essay

    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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  • Gender Inequality In Soccer

    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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  • Women's Football Game Analysis

    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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  • Real Madrid Research Paper

    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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  • A Sense Of Symbolism In Football: Champions Cup Review

    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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  • Gender Equality In Women's Sport

    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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  • Femininity In Mexican Soccer

    Futbol, otherwise known as soccer in the United States, is a well known athletic game across the country of Mexico. The current premier league became established in 1943. However, the first international match was in 1923, and since then the only country to have ever hosted two World Cups, the biggest soccer tournament in existence. Therefore, there are generations of soccer fanatics passed on in the families of Mexico. With that being said, this sport is taken very serious in some aspects of…

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  • International Soccer And The World Cup Persuasive Speech

    putting it ahead of even the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball and the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football Association. The various soccer leagues around the world are the most recognizable sports organizations in the world, and each league contains players from countries around the world, further enhancing the notoriety of the sport. It is with this spirit of soccer that this guide is written, It is designed for both the fan of soccer, and those wanting to learn about it. The…

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  • Why Is Soccer Considered The Most Popular Sport In The World

    changed to a organized team competition during the sixteenth century. The game soon became institutionalized, regulated, and part of a larger tradition (“Soccer”). Formal rules were writing by teachers and students of early modern soccer to enable matches to be played between schools. The rules today are based on the rules from the nineteenth century. In 1815, the first known rules of soccer were written at Eton College (“Soccer”). The world's oldest soccer competition is the FA Cup,…

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