The terms and cliches used in football can be confusing and sometimes odd to children, writer and football development officer JoJo Debrazza tells us a story that shows just how crazy they may seem to young ears and minds.
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Changing the Game for Girls in India
Ish Jhaj was always a bit of a tomboy as a young girl, and football (the one you play with your foot) has always been her game. Now she's begun organizing a girls soccer program in a rural suburb of Punjab, India. What the girls lacked in coordination, they more than made up for in heart, and now Ish has put together several mini leagues, and has donated shoes and clothing to the region.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 19, 2013.
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