An Information Report on Soccer BY GORDON
Cool Soccer ball
A soccer ball
Olympic Soccer balls
The soccer balls that have the colours of the olympic rings
A regular Soccer ball
Just a soccer ball
Soccer first originated in China. They first used a leather ball. The Chinese people first called the game Tsu-Chu-Tsu meaning to kick the leather ball with the feet. Soccer originated 2000 years ago. Soccer spread all around the world and is very famous. It is more famous than the Olympics, as more people watch soccer than the Olympics.
Positions and Team formations
There are four positions in a soccer team. They are defender, midfielder, attackers and the goalkeeper. There are eleven players at once on the field. Defenders stop the ball from reaching the goal. They kick the ball to the attackers. The midfielders help the defenders and they pass the balls to the attackers. The attackers try to get the ball into the opponent’s goal. The goalkeeper tries to stop the ball from getting into the goal that they are defending. They can use any part of their body to stop the ball. A yellow card or red card is given when players do something against the rules.