Soccer is one of the newest and fastest growing sports in the United States today. More than 12 million boys and girls under the age of 18 participate in youth leagues, clubs, and scholastic programs—and the number grows daily. Everyone can play regardless of sex, shape, size, or ability, and the natural movement of a game requires the involvement of all participants. Soccer teaches teamwork, is inexpensive, and can be played almost anywhere on a variety of surfaces. This book is for you if you are one of the millions of players, parents, coaches, or referees who participate in this exciting, fast-paced sport