Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition book cover

Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Published: August 2, 2022

Overview

Flick, fake, and dribble your way to soccer mastery Prepare for the World Cup or learn the rules for your own indoor or outdoor league, with Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition. We cover the world’s most popular sport from one end of the field to the other, starting with the history of soccer and the basics of the game. Discover the positions on the field, the best tactics for winning, and the skills the players (including you!) need in order to dominate. This update to the comprehensive guide introduces you to all the soccer greats and up-and-comers whose moves you’ll want to know. You'll find extensive coverage of women's soccer, including the Women’s World Cup, the NWSL, Women’s Super League, and the UEFA Women’s Championship, and get descriptions of various leagues around the globe, and the lowdown on where you can find soccer games and resources, online and elsewhere. With Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition:
  • Learn how soccer got to be the number-one most popular sport in the world
  • Get up to speed on the world’s best leagues, teams, and players, so you can follow and enjoy the World Cup
  • Discover tips on playing and coaching, plus fun soccer facts and resources for learning more
  • Become the ultimate soccer fan with your newfound knowledge of the game
Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition is for anyone who wants to learn more about soccer, the rules, how the game is played, how professional leagues operate around the world, and how to follow them.
Flick, fake, and dribble your way to soccer mastery Prepare for the World Cup or learn the rules for your own indoor or outdoor league, with Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition. We cover the world’s most popular sport from one end of the field to the other, starting with the history of soccer and the basics of the game. Discover the positions on the field, the best tactics for winning, and the skills the players (including you!) need in order to dominate. This update to the comprehensive guide introduces you to all the soccer greats and up-and-comers whose moves you’ll want to know. You'll find extensive coverage of women's soccer, including the Women’s World Cup, the NWSL, Women’s Super League, and the UEFA Women’s Championship, and get descriptions of
various leagues around the globe, and the lowdown on where you can find soccer games and resources, online and elsewhere. With Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition:
  • Learn how soccer got to be the number-one most popular sport in the world
  • Get up to speed on the world’s best leagues, teams, and players, so you can follow and enjoy the World Cup
  • Discover tips on playing and coaching, plus fun soccer facts and resources for learning more
  • Become the ultimate soccer fan with your newfound knowledge of the game
Soccer For Dummies, 3rd Edition is for anyone who wants to learn more about soccer, the rules, how the game is played, how professional leagues operate around the world, and how to follow them.
Soccer For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Soccer is a game played by two teams with 11 players each on a field with a goal for each team. It’s the most popular team sport on the planet, a fast-paced game with few breaks and one simple aim — to score a goal. On some continents, the game is called football; on others, it’s called soccer. Other names for the sport include: footy, fitba, fútbol, calcio, futebol, voetbol, le foot, foci, sakka, and bong da. Everywhere, however, soccer, as it's known in the USA, is called the beautiful game.