#SAMStaysActive - Activities to keep your child moving!

We know what a challenge it can be to keep your child engaged and busy at this time. SAM Soccer is here to help! Each week we will update you to keep your child engaged and informed about the soccer world! We will have some activities your child can do safely at home and give you information about soccer legends.

Week 1, Tuesday: 

Soccer Great:

Alan Shearer, one of English Soccer's all-time greats. Read about him here: Shearer Bio.

Want to see some of his highlights? Click Here!

Soccer Activities: Ball Mastery!

The following videos are activities that can be done in the safety of your own home or yard! Do your best, just practicing is better than nothing! 

Ball Mastery: Basic to Intermediate Levels

Ball Mastery: Advanced Level

Record your soccer player working on their skills and share it with us on social media by posting with the hashtag #SAMStaysActive AND tag us @SAMSoccer06 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! 

 

 

Week 1, Friday: 

Soccer Great:

Ada Hegerberg, one the best players in the game! She is on the Norwegian National Team and plays her club ball at Olympique Lyonnais in France. Want to read more about here? Click Here! 

Want to see some of her skills and highlights? She's got so many we have 2 different compilations to look at!

Clip 1: Click Here

Clip 2: Click Here

The picture to the right is Hegerberg winning the Ballon d'Or in 2018!

 

Week 2, Tuesday: 

Soccer Great:

Diego Maradona – Best known for his controversial goals in the 1986 World Cup, he led Argentina to winning that same year. He is one of the greatest dribblers of his time and was constantly wowing the crowds with his amazing ball control. 

Maradona has highlights on highlights of his playing time, but we've found 50 of his top skill moves from his playing career. Check it out!

 

 

Week 2, Friday: 

Soccer Great:

Luzy Bronze - One of the best outside defenders in the game currently, Luzy Bronze plays a pivotal role on England's National Women's Team. She's a modern day defender, attacking sometimes more than she defends. She is currently a part of Olympique Lyonnais for her club ball. Check out a few of her highlights here!

Check out this Q&A with D.C. United's Donovan Pines as he answers questions about playing and what he's doing during quaruntine! Click here to see!

 

 

Week 3, Tuesday: 

 

 Soccer Great:

 Pele! One of the greatest players of all time. Real  name Edson Arantes do Nascimento but everyone knows him as Pele. He is a Brazilian retired professional soccer player who played as a forward. He is regarded for his unbelievable scoring ability, scoring a total of 1,281 goals in his career. Check out some of his highlights here!

 

Week 3, Friday:

 Soccer Great:

Abby Wambach is a soccer icon, speaker, New York Times Best Seller and activist for equality and inclusion. Abby is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist & FIFA World Cup Champion. After winning the Women’s World Cup in 2015, Abby retired as one of the most dominant players in the history of women’s soccer. She scored an amazing 184 international goals, only surpassed by Christine Sinclair of Canada. To see some of her highlights click here!