Soccer is not an "easy" sport. Just kicking the ball...come on...that's like saying football is just about throwing the ball real far hoping someone can get it on your team. They are one of the only sports that you're not protected against getting the mess kicked out of you in the legs, face. haev you been kicked before with cleats, have you taken a soccer ball kicked full force in the face/head/body? They did stats on kicking, and a soccer ball is kicked harder than a baseball is thrown, may be softer, but guess what, it can still break your nose, give you a concussion, etc.
Hopefully, as usual, the women will hold it down next year for the world cup
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