Soccer the Winning WayBook - 2001
Soccer great Pelé once called it "the beautiful game"--but it's also a high-speed, high-skills sport, and one of the most popular across the globe. And hundreds of thousands of budding soccer stars want to know what it takes to win, to be the one who races end-to-end and scores a goal...or successfully blocks one. Here come some of the world's finest youth coaches and the top-of-the-line pros, ready and eager to divulge their secrets to young players. Full-color photographs of professionals in game situations--accompanied by personal tips from luminaries such as Ronaldo, David Beckham, Zinedine Zidane, and Mia Hamm--illustrate the intricacies of passing, shooting, heading, footwork, teamwork, fitness, marking, and tackling. Every skill is broken down with how-to pictures; the point-form checklists, highlights of key points, instructions, and insider advice make mastering the game fun.
Publisher: Vancouver ; New York : Greystone Books, c2001
Branch Call Number: J 796.334 MAC
Characteristics: 62 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Alternative Title: On cover: Play like the pros