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More than Goals: The Journey from Backyard Games to World Cup Competition

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Experience the sport of soccer like never before! More Than Goalswill take you inside each level of competition and development of the most successful U.S. men's soccer player ever. Coaches, teammates, and opponents recognize that Reyna's value on the field and to a squad extends far beyond the goal-scoring situations he creates. More Than Goals captures the consummate leader and captain's passion and knowledge for the game. You'll gain both an appreciation of what it takes to excel in the sport and insights on how to play it. Author Claudio Reyna has been a champion performer from youth club through professional levels. The following are among his accomplishments: -Two-time state champion and two-time Parade magazine High School Player of the Year at St. Benedict's Prep (New Jersey) -Three-time national champion and All-American, two-time Player of the Year, and College Player of the Century at the University of Virginia -Three-time World Cup competitor and World Cup all-star team selection in 2002 -Captain of teams in top professional leagues in Germany, Scotland, and England Reyna is currently with Manchester City of the English Premier League and is also the U.S. national team captain.

Table of Contents

Joining the Work Force: Launching a professional career in the German Bundesliga at age 21 — It's in the Net: Accepting the challenge of becoming a goalscoring midfielder and facing Argentina's Dream Team at the 1996 Olympics — Special Delivery: Taking on a playmaking role with ambitious German underdog VfL Wolfsburg — Failure in France, Glory in Glasgow: Learning the importance of team spirit and unity in World Cup 1998 and becoming a part of Scottish soccer culture — American Flags, at Ibrox and Foxboro: Winning a pair of

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450408806
Subtitle:
The Journey from Backyard Games to World Cup Competition
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Author:
Mike Woitalla
Author:
Woitalla, Mike
Author:
Reyna, Claudio
Author:
Claudio Reyna
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Soccer players
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2004
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
215

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