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Soccer for Dummies

by Inc. United States Soccer Federation (Author), Michael Lewis (Author), Alexi Lalas (Author)

From the Publisher
From the explosion of youth and adult leagues to the growing fan base for men's and women's professional teams and World Cup competition, soccer -- the world's most popular sport -- has hit the big time in America. Soccer For Dummies explains all the nuances, rules, and regulations!

Back Cover Copy
"Entertaining, very informative, and essential for parents, fans, and players." Tony DiCicco, Head Coach, 1999 Women's World Cup Champions "Two thumbs up … This book will broaden your knowledge of the game." Ron Newman, all-time winningest American Soccer Coach Get tips from U.S. Men's and Women's National Soccer Team stars Do you get a kick out of soccer? Whether you're a youth league player, a soccer parent, or a World Cup fan, here at last is the book you've been waiting for. Written by the experts at the U.S. Soccer Federation along with Michael Lewis — with hundreds of photos and illustrations — it's just what you need to get more enjoyment out of the game.

About the Author
The U.S. Soccer Federation, Inc. (Chicago, Illinois) is the national governing body for soccer in the United States as designated by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Michael Lewis (Coram, New York) is a soccer columnist for the New York Daily News who has covered every level of the sport for more than 20 years.

Book Description
The world's most popular sport has hit the big time in the U.S., and this guide is just what fans have been waiting for! It's brimming with tips and techniques, official rules and regulations, coaching advice, and much more. You'll get a kick out of the winning tips from U.S. Men's and Women's National Soccer Team stars as they lead you to better dribbling, passing, coaching -- even watching the game. Whether you're a soccer mom or dad sitting on the sidelines or the next Brandi Chastain, Soccer For Dummies initiates you into the world of this popular international sport.
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