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There are many different rules to soccer and if you don't follow them you might get a card, but what do these cards mean? There are two different cards " they yellow card indicates a formal "caution" (Huddelston). The red card means you have to be removed from the game if you have hurt a player very badly. You can also, get a card if you are taking to long to respond to the player or ball.
Do you wanna play soccer? Well, you always need the right equipment so you don't get injured. Safety comes first,and if you want to stay safe you must wear the proper gear. The proper gear items are "footwear, shin pads, shorts, and socks. Both teams have to wear different color shirts so they can identify which team is which" (Rubin).
The game is fun, but who invented it? The game begin in 225-206 BC. Most think the game was invented in Mexico, but it was actually invented in China by the Chinese. It all started when two soldiers were kicking a leather ball between two metal poles. The only difference is that "they called it Tsu-Chu and the height of the goal which was 30 feet from the ground" (Mike Crocombe). Around the world soccer was played in many different ways and it later became soccer!
According to the article there is 11 positions on one side of the field and 11 on the other side. These two teams play against each other. The front positions attacker or striker they are both also know as forward. They score the goals, next are the midfielders there job is to get the ball from the defense and give it to the strikers. The midfielders run a lot to the front of the field all the way back. Second to last is the defense there job is to make sure the goal keeper doesn't touch the ball. They have to keep the ball away from the goal and protect it. Lastly, and one of the most known positions is the goal keeper, he or she tries to keep the ball from going into the goal.