Essays Tagged: "World Cup"

Edson Arantes do Nascimento

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more widely admired by the world as "Peléé", was born on October 23, 1940, in a small village in Brasil called Tr ... e;. His father, Joãão Ramos do Nascimento, or Dondinho, as he was known in the soccer world, was also a professional player. He was well-known as one of the best-heading players in his t ... 11, while playing for an uncoached team called Ameriquinha, he was discovered by a former Brasilian World Cup player named Waldemar de Brito. De Brito recognized Peléé's skills and invit ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Fifa World Cup.Everything you need to know about the international soccer tournament held every 4 years. By:bigmac82

Today I will be talking about the Fifa World Cup! The FIFA world cup is a soccer tournament held every four years. It is the most prestigio ... nament held every four years. It is the most prestigious soccer championship. The equivalent of the World Cup is ice hockey in the Olympics. Players play on their regular league teams, then during the ... ice hockey in the Olympics. Players play on their regular league teams, then during the Olympics or World Cup; players may be chosen to represent their country.The World Cup has thirty-two teams. Team ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Is there a future for english football?

zil by the way of immigrants from Europe.Football today is the most played and watched sport in the world, and has produced many great athletes and memories. Players such as Pele, Maradonna, Cruyff, E ... l notice that no English players were included on that shortlist of talent.England has only won the World Cup once, in 1966 and recent performances suggest that this lone success is unlikely to be rep ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Physical Education- Study of Martin Johnson, synoptic assessment

nd has won numerous trophies in an amazing career spanning 15 years. Since England's triumph at the World Cup 2003, and Johnson's subsequent retirement from the international scene, he has been descri ... five times under his leadership, he led the side to Grand Slam success in the 2003 Six Nations and World Cup. For the Leicester Tigers he has made over 300 appearances, winning numerous domestic hono ...

(12 pages) 43 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Soccer (football)

Soccer is a popular sport played all over the world. Even though it has only been popular in the United States for the past 30 years, soccer has b ... of a ball. Now, the sport has grown to a global pastime, including men's and women's teams, and the World Cup (which is played every four years).Soccer originated with kicking games played by people i ... . It is not just becoming a national pastime, but a pastime loved and shared by people all over the world.

(3 pages) 161 5 2.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Soccer: Why It Can't Make the Big Time in the U.S.A.

g Time in the U.S.A.Soccer, or football (or foosball or futbol), as it is called by the rest of the world outside the United States, is surely the most popular sport in the world. Every four years, th ... surely the most popular sport in the world. Every four years, the world championship of soccer, the World Cup, is watched by literally billions all over the world, beating out the United States profes ...

(5 pages) 76 2 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The muscle, joints, movement components involved in the soccer "bicycle kick", including physcial test suggestions and biomechanial principles involved

INTRODUCTIONSoccer is the most popular sport worldwide. The Federation Internationale de Football Association represents 203 countries including ... succeeded but few have performed a perfect one. A perfect bicycle kick is a rare event, even in the World Cup it is not guaranteed that one will witness a bicycle kick for it encompasses movement of t ... .com/

(12 pages) 52 0 3.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Story About Soccer

Twenty-two of the world's best soccer players in a game that would be remembered for generations to come. It was a bat ... nd many more were playing. This was bigger than the Champions League; this was even bigger than the World Cup. This was the Scorpion Tournament!The game had all the normal rules and regulations. Each ...

(2 pages) 34 1 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Sports and the media(how media affect teenagers and generally people)

and this decides what groups of media get the most attention the influence of the media in today's world really guides them in helping them make that decision without their actual knowledge. If your ... ither have to produce what the audience wants or you will not be able to survive in the competitive world of mass media. An example of this is the 2006 World Cup. If a sports channel was showing nothi ...

(7 pages) 108 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Economic Impact Analysis: "World Cup 2006 in Germany"

World Cup 2006 in Germany ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS"World Cup 2006 in Germany"February 2006Project Ti ... any ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS"World Cup 2006 in Germany"February 2006Project TitleEconomic Impact of World Cup 2006 in the Federal Republic of GermanyIntroductionMy objective of this report is to discu ... report is to discuss some of the direct and indirect economic impacts of a mega-event such as FIFA World Cup™ 2006. Currently I am living in Germany, 30km from one of 12 host cities for the 200 ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics


erent acts of violence, which are present in each of the football tournaments, like during the last world cup with the injuring of one policeman for example, it is clear that the phenomenon of hooliga ... the different groups of supporters, for example, while the inter-nation championships like the last World cup when some xenophobic English hooligans made lot of trouble in the city of Marseille after ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Football brings out the two worst elements of contemporary human society: aggression and racism

Football – a men’s sport and likely the most prominent sport worldwide. Millions of people all over the world were filled up with enthusiasm and excitement when ...

(3 pages) 6 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


uy and what is so special about him. His name is Pele and he is from Brazil. He led Brazil to three World Cup titles and is considered one of the best soccer players of all time. He was born in Tres C ... d for his brilliant passing and field strategy. Pele became the only player to participate in three World Cup victories when he led the Brazilian National Team to titles in 1958, 1962, and 1970. Pele ...

(5 pages) 2945 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dedication Of An Athlete

pecifically an Air Force brat. She spent her early childhood in many different bases throughout the world including California, Texas, Virginia and Italy. Her father watched soccer while in Italy and ... e had the idea that if you quit before the game was over it's not actually losing." (Women's Soccer World, 2 Although she still hates to lose, she has lost that "quit or lose" att ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Test" written by Njabulo Ndebele and the New York Times 2005 World Cup Sports Report.

me. Text 1b) is a newspaper article (sports report) from the New York Times (2005) which treats the World Cup, a real event happening every four years.Both texts share the theme of football, however t ... street football on a local scale while text 1b) is about professional football on an international (world cup) scale.In this commentary we will analyze the global theme of football in the texts using ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Colombia U-20 World CupEffects of organizing a Sport Mega Event on a Nation struggling economically.

Colombia U-20 World Cup � PAGE �2� Running head: FIFA U-20 World CupFIFA 2011 U-20 World Cup ... 6, 2011�IntroductionSoccer, most notably known as Futbol or Football in other corners of the world is a sport that has the strongest, passionate and most loyal fan base of any other major sport ... ng this sport on an international level. It organizes some of the most important mega events in the world on both male and female landscapes. The FIFA U-20 World Cup is the worlds second most importan ...

(19 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

soccer and nationalism

SynopsisNationalism in the World Cup has become a causal mechanism for violence in soccer. It is where groups of individuals, i ... d to stereotype soccer hooligans. We need to understand why and how soccer, specifically during the World Cup, is one of the favored contexts for engaging in antisocial behavior. Therefore, a multilev ... critical theories to gain a better understanding of the issue of soccer and nationalism during the World Cup.Firstly, interactionist theory helps us to understand how soccer hooligans form mutual fri ...

(8 pages) 5 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What Football Means To Me

emember the first time I picked up a soccer ball. Being one of the most popular sports all over the world, football means many different things to different people. To me, football is more than just a ... id off.Regardless of age, race, gender or religion, people all flock to football events such as the World Cup that has just taken place. Being rather enthusiastic about football, my entire family came ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Art Essays