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What it takes to be a pro soccer player / by Kaitlyn Duling.

Duling, Kaitlyn. (Author).
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Series Information

Play like a pro

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645820475
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (30 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 29) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Life as a soccer pro: the real story -- A day in the life -- A brief history of the game -- Soccer leagues in North America -- What about women? -- Learning by playing -- The college scene -- A chance at the pros -- Playing overseas -- Training like a pro -- Playing safe -- Giving back -- Fun facts about soccer.
Summary, etc.:
"Soccer is the world's most popular sport. Some pro players are international celebrities. This book is a frank and fascinating look at what it takes to play pro soccer, from starting young to playing in community leagues, joining traveling teams, college play, and being fit and agile on the field. Chapters cover the history of the game, a day in the life of a pro hockey player, women in soccer (it's not just a men's sport), and playing overseas. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos and examples from the lives of well-known athletes. A Fun Facts section includes more facts, plus anecdotes and lore unique to the beautiful game"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
660 Lexile.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357649 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358738 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Soccer > Juvenile literature.
Soccer players > Juvenile literature.
Professional sports > Juvenile literature.

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