BrainPOP

Soccer

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a soccer expert, or whether you can’t tell the difference between a header and a handball. This BrainPOP movie on the world’s most popular game is guaranteed to both educate and entertain you! In the movie, Tim lays out the basic facts that all soccer enthusiasts should know, from the size of the field, to the number of players on each team, to the names of the different positions. You’ll find out why only goalkeepers are allowed to touch the ball with their hands, why forwards tend to be the most aggressive players on the pitch, and why referees penalize players with yellow and red cards. You’ll learn the major differences that separate soccer from American football, and you’ll also hear about the World Cup--the global tournament that drives millions of fans crazy every four years! So strap on your shinguards, lace up your cleats, and click on this movie!

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