Are you and your little ones rooting for Team USA? Here are a few of our favorite fun facts about soccer, perfect for your little athlete.
- Players run up to 6 miles during one soccer game.
- The origins of soccer date back thousands of years with Egyptians, Greeks and Chinese all taking part in some form of this game.
- On a standard soccer ball, there are 12 pentagons (five-sided shapes) and 20 hexagons (six-sided shapes).
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