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Author Pina, Andrew.

Title Becoming a pro soccer player / by Andrew Pina.

Imprint New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  796.334 MINDEN    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Going pro
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents World's most popular game -- Youth soccer -- Academies -- High school and college -- Forwards -- Midfielders -- Defenders -- Keepers -- Leagues around the world -- Major League Soccer -- Women's soccer -- International football.
Summary "Playing pro soccer is a lifetime in the making for many players. Some leave high school to play in pro development leagues. Others start playing seriously even younger! As one of the most popular youth sports in the United States, soccer and its career possibilities interest many readers. Full-color photographs of real soccer pros enhance this introduction to the worldwide phenomenon of pro soccer--and how one gets there. From David Beckham to Cristiano Ronaldo, all soccer stars started somewhere, and readers learn what they can do to follow in their soccer heroes' footsteps"--Provided by the publisher.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Q Guided Reading Level.
DRA: 40.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 5.8 0.5 172207 PCMS.
Subject Soccer.
Soccer players.
Professional sports.
ISBN 9781482420753 (lib.)
9781482420746 (pbk.)

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