It's Goal Time
Are you ready for a game of Soccer?
We are going to change it up a little bit though...
We are going to play Straw Soccer.
But first, we are going to learn a little bit about the game of Soccer and the history of the soccer ball.
Soccer Fun Facts
The ball came about in ancient times, around 255 BC-220 AD, it was used by the Chinese in a game called 'tsu chu'.
The soccer ball has 32 panels, each one represents a country in Europe.
Wicker baskets were first used for soccer nets.
The green field that soccer is played on is known as a Pitch.
A size 5 soccer ball should weigh between 420g-450g.
The first black and white soccer ball, used in the World cup in Mexico, came about in 1970.
A full game of soccer is 90 Minutes long, the game is split into two halves, each with a 45-minute playtime.
Let's play some Straw Soccer
I promise a game full of fun...
What you will need:
I hope you had fun playing Straw Soccer and learning some fun facts about Soccer.