Best Teen & Young Adult Soccer Books
Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Soccer Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be
Author: by Marcus Rashford
Macmillan Children's Books
I want to show you how you can be a champion in almost anything you put your mind to. Marcus Rashford MBE is famous worldwide for his skills both on and off the pitch but before he was a Manchester United and England footballer, and long before he started his inspiring campaign to end child food poverty, he was just an average kid from Wythenshawe, South Manchester.
Now the nation’s favourite footballer wants to show YOU how to achieve your dreams, in this positive and inspiring guide for life. Written with journalist Carl Anka, You Are a Champion is packed full of stories from Marcus’s own life, brilliant advice and top-tips from performance psychologist Katie Warriner.
It will show you how to be the very BEST that you can be. It shows kids how to: Be comfortable with who you are you can’t be a champion until you’re happy being you! Dream big- Practise like a champion- Get out of your comfort zone and learn from your mistakes- Navigate adversity in a positive way- Find your team- Use your voice and stand up for others- Never stop learningWith an afterword by Tim S.Grover.
2. Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town
Author: by Warren St. John
A moving account of how a soccer team made up of diverse refugees inspired an entire community here in the United States. Based on the adult bestseller, Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference, this young people’s edition is a complex and inspirational story about the Fugees, a youth soccer team made up of diverse refugees from around the world, and their formidable female coach, Luma Mufleh.
Luma Mufleh, a young Jordanian woman educated in the United States and working as a coach for private youth soccer teams in Atlanta, was out for a drive one day and ended up in Clarkston, Georgia, where she was amazed and delighted to see young boys, black and brown and white, some barefoot, playing soccer on every flat surface they could find.
Luma decided to quit her job, move to Clarkston, and start a soccer team that would soon defy the odds. Despite challenges to locate a practice field, minimal funding for uniforms and equipment, and zero fans on the sidelines, the Fugees practiced hard and demonstrated a team spirit that drew admiration from referees and competitors alike.
3. Breakaway: Beyond the Goal
Author: by Alex Morgan
Get inspired to be your bestin sports and in lifewith this uplifting memoir from star soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA World Cup champion Alex Morgan that includes eight pages of full-color photos! As a talented and successful female athlete, Alex Morgan is a role model to thousands of girls who want to be their best, not just in soccer, but in life.
The story of her path to successfrom playing in the 2011 Women’s World Cup, to winning gold in the 2012 London Olympics, to ranking as one of the National Team’s top scorerswill inspire everyone who reads it. From her beginnings with the American Youth Soccer Organization to the role she played in winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup, Alex shares the details that made her who she is today: a fantastic role model and athlete who proudly rocks a pink headband.
4. Soccer Smarts for Teens: 50 Skills and Strategies to Master the Game
Author: by Andrew Latham
Up your game with advanced soccer strategies for players ages 12 to 16 Working on your own skills is an important part of being a team player, and Soccer Smarts for Teens is here to help you. With this inspirational choice in soccer books for teens, you’ll work your way through 50 different techniques and strategies you can implement right awayon your own or with your teamto help you take your game to the next level.
Go beyond other soccer books for teens with: Expert guidanceGet clear instructions for practicing moves like speed dribbling and long-distance passing, then move into more complex game strategies like creating space on the field. A range of difficulty levelsEach exercise is labeled with its level of difficulty so you can continue to challenge yourself as you improve.
Tips and motivationFind info about how to stay hydrated and keep your cleats from smelling, along with space to write notes and motivational profiles on pro players. Explore the tricks and techniques that can boost your skills with this top choice among soccer books for teens.
5. Fitness Nutrition: The Ultimate Fitness Guide: Health, Fitness, Nutrition and Muscle Building – Lose Weight and Build Lean Muscle (Muscle Building Series)
Author: by Nicholas Bjorn
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW YOU CAN LOSE WEIGHT AND BUILD MUSCLE FAST, STARTING RIGHT NOW? THIS BOOK WILL LET YOU IN ON THE SECRET! Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a healthy physique. Often, achieving the ideal body requires you to lose weight and build lean muscle.
But how do you do that? To become physically fit, you need to have the knowledge necessary to get you on your way and the motivation required to keep you going. Don’t you wish that you can get your hands on an ultimate fitness guide so that you could start understanding your body’s needs, lose weight, and stay motivated?
Well, I’ve got good news for you. This book will teach you how your body works and what it needs to lose those extra pounds so that you could achieve and maintain a fit and toned physique. Here’s what this book has in store for you:Learn how your body uses calories and what role carbohydrates play in your weightDiscover which foods contain good fats and lean protein that could benefit your bodyDetermine what your meal frequency and caloric intake should beKnow which exercises you should do to get that toned and sculpted lookPLUS:Alternative exercise optionsDelicious muscle-building recipesEffective natural supplementsYou will never be able to get a fitness guide as comprehensive as this book anywhere else.
6. Anything Is Possible: Be Brave, Be Kind and Follow Your Dreams
Author: by Gareth Southgate
4 hours and 59 minutes
A feast of soccer facts, plus everything you need to know about action on the field and behind the scenes at the stadium. This book is a visual guide to the world’s most popular game, From the rules of the game to the top tournaments – the information leaps right off the page!
Learn about historic ball games and the birth of soccer. Study up on the laws of the game and the new technology that referees use to make vital decisions. See what it takes to run a club and keep the players in tip-top shape.
There’s a chapter, too, on all the international trophies and tournaments, including the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Copa Amrica, and the Olympic Games. This new edition includes updates to soccer’s roll of honor to include the latest tournament winners. Packed with vital tips and tricks, as well as astounding facts and mind-boggling stats, GOAL!Is a winner!
8. BREAK THAT GRIP: LESSONS FROM THE OCEAN OF LIFE…Stories, Songs, and Strategies to Equip You in Overcoming Fear and Anxiety
Author: by Donna Bollinger
OVERWHELMED?SCARED?AFRAID? These 3 words only BEGIN to describe the feelings that rushed through Donna. She faced an angry ocean and a powerful rip current that threatened the lives of her son and nephew. But these words are ALSO experienced by many young people today as they face their own rip currents in life.
In Break That Grip, Donna shares the powerful parallels between respecting the ocean and respecting life. She shares her heartfelt stories and equips young people with strategies to free themselves from their inner critic. Repeatedly applying the easy-to-remember steps will produce more positive outcomes, and we’ll experience a brighter life.
This book is for people who want to expand, evolve and finish strong. Donna thought it was her job to save everyone with all of her own strength, until her life and the lives of her loved ones were threatened by a rip current on the beach of Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
After this experience, she became increasingly determined to learn how to apply proven strategies, which she previously ignored, for escaping these swift and deadly channels of water that surge away from the shore. As she trained with seasoned lifeguards and first responders, she began to recognize the distinct analogy between learning how to manage the ocean and learning how to manage her thoughts and feelings.
9. Ultimate Sports Heroes – Andy Murray: The Golden Boy of Centre Court
Author: by John Murray
Dino Books (July 13, 2017)
July 13, 2017
‘As the two players walked on to the court, they were greeted by an ear-splitting roar. The crowd rose to their feet.’As a boy, Andy found the courage to give up football and leave behind his family, moving abroad to join a tennis camp in Spain.
Nervous about his new life, he had no idea of the rewards for his bravery. Wimbledon titles, Olympic gold medals and the pride of being Britain’s greatest ever tennis player all awaited.
10. SoccerGrlProbs Presents: The Ladyballer's Guide to Life
Author: by SoccerGrlProbs
Ladyballer (lay-DEE-bawl-er) (noun): A rare breed of awesome female athlete with an incredible passion for the game, a wardrobe consisting of tournament t-shirts, and an appetite fit for a hippopotamus. Featuring hilarious and heartfelt experiences, plus tips on training, nutrition, motivation, balancing soccer with a social life, and choosing the right college, this book is for the girls with bruises, turf burns, and weird tan lines who always find themselves saying, “I can’t, I have soccer!”
11. Match Annual 2019
Author: by MATCH
September 20, 2018
From the makers of the UK’s best football magazine! Year in, year out, MATCH remains the bestselling football annual and is top of Christmas wishlists for footy fans everywhere. Inside the Match Annual 2019, you can build your Ultimate Player, check out the wonderkids who’ll rip up 2019 and find out everything you need to know about Messi, Ronaldo, Kane, Salah, Mbappe, Lewandowski, Cavani, Icardi and Sessegnon!
Plus, it’s packed with football world records, legendary Prem No. 10s, epic fashion fails, brain-busting quizzes, FIFA’s best team ever, bonkers pics, footy stars emojis, cool cartoons and loads more!Don’t miss it!
12. Rondo Soccer Drills: 100+ Rondo Soccer Skills and Drills to Escalate Your Individual and Team Soccer Game
Author: by Chest Dugger
Have you wondered how Pep Guardiola’s teams have dominated European leagues for the last two decades? Not only is the answer simple; it’s something that you can use to take your game and your team’s game leagues above your oppositionThe key to Pep’s success at Barcelona and Manchester City is the Rondo.
Rondos have transformed modern football. Not only have Rondos helped Pep dominate European football, they’ve helped turn the Spanish national team into the best in the world. The system behind Rondos was the beating heart of the brilliant Barcelona teams, which dominated Europe for a decade from 2005.
They made soccer even more exciting to watch, improving players’ technical ability and creating a proper, total football (in the European sense) game. Their approach was reminiscent of the fantastic Ajax team of the 1970s and the great Dutch teams of that era.
They led to the excitement of the high press and the thrilling soccer, which follows when the press is defeated. They proved the benefit of technique over physical prowess. So, what is this miracle of the training pitch which has so transformed the game of soccer?
13. Finn McCool's Football Club: The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of a Pub Soccer Team in the City of the Dead
Author: by Stephen Rea
In 2004, Belfast-born Stephen Rea moved to New Orleans, a city where “football” means something entirely different than what it does back home. After struggling to find a place to watch European soccer games, Rea discovered Finn McCool’s pub and its mixed clientele of good-humored European ex-pats, charismatic New Orleanians, and assorted matchless personalities.
Before long he was playing on the pub’s motley over-thirty-five fledgling soccer team. Gathered at the bar on August 27, 2005, members of the team were discussing their upcoming match, untroubled by the impending storm and unknowing that their city and team would nearly be obliterated by Hurricane Katrina in a matter of hours.
Days later, the lucky among them were scattered across the country; the others struggled to survive as they awaited rescue in New Orleans. With clarity and compassion, Rea examines the disaster as he profiles the experiences of his teammates and their efforts to resurrect the team and pub that had become so central in all of their lives.
14. Leicester City: The Immortals: The Inside Story of England's Most Unlikely Champions
Author: by Harry Harris
Skyhorse (July 5, 2016)
The Immortals is the fairy-tale account of Leicester City, who rose from the very bottom of the English Premier Leaguethe world’s toughest soccer leagueto triumph against all odds (5,0001) and finish as champions. Ending up in League One (third level) for the first time in 200809, the team stormed through the season to win the league and was promoted back up to the League Championship (second league).
After four seasons as a middle-of-the-pack team, Leicester won the league in 201314, being promoted to the EPL for the first time in a decade. After a strong start the following season, the team quickly faded and looked to be facing relegation.
But after winning seven out of their last nine games, they avoided the demotion and finished in fourteenth place. Under the calm and wise management of Claudio Ranieriwho was named as manager to start the 201516 seasonthe East Midlands club stunned football supporters by winning despite not having a recognizable superstar on the team.