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Futbol Versus Football: Who's Got The True Super Fans?

A visit to Spain during soccer season leads a mom from football-crazy Texas to wonder whether, if football is a religion in the Longhorn State, is futball even more for FC Barcelona  and Real Madrid fans?

Become a Professional Footballer: 6 Footy Secrets for Aspiring Young Players: Pt. 2

Becoming a professional footballer is a very difficult goal, and young players ought to be realistic, while relentless, in their pursuit of this worthwhile dream.

It is a harsh reality that only a small percentage of aspiring players make it to the signing of a professional contract. Young players should understand this, and pursue a solid educational background in order to prepare for the likelihood of life outside of the beautiful game called football.

However, if you’re determined and willing, then you have a better chance of achieving your football dreams than most. In part two of this article series, we’ll cover three more tips for young aspiring players.

Youth Soccer Parents: A Guide to the Game of Soccer

Soccer, or football as it is known everywhere in the world outside of the United States, is the most popular sport in the world and one of the most popular youth sports in the country.  If your child is playing soccer, it helps to know the basics of the sport.

Soccer Star Kate Markgraf Returns For Third Olympics Just 21 Months After Giving Birth

There are 20 U.S. women competing at the Beijing Games who are also mothers, some still competing at the highest level in their sports well into their thirties. Kate Markgraf, 31, soccer star and mother of 21 month old baby boy, Keegan, proves that contrary to belief, women can have it all.

Soccer: Lessons for Kids and Parents Alike

Soccer is a popular youth sport because it teaches kids and parents lots of valuable lessons.

Youth Soccer: Is It the Right Sport For My Child?

Youth soccer has become one of the nation's most popular sports because it offers many advantages, among them being that it is relatively easy to learn and teaches teamwork and mental focus. Ironically, some of the reasons youth soccer is a good choice for your child can also be drawbacks, as its popularity often leads to cutthroat competition at the higher age levels and to politics rearing its ugly head.

Youth Soccer Players: By Position

There are eleven players per side in soccer, a goalie and ten in the field playing a number of different basic positions (forward, midfield and defense) in a variety of different formations.

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