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  1. Major Sports of the World!! (outside the United States)

  2. Futbol: • Commonly mistaken for Soccer • World’s most popular sport • Basics: • Use your feet (no hands) • Score in opposite goal • Most goals at the end wins

  3. Futbol Heroes: David Beckham Steven Gerrard Ronaldinho Luis Figo Ronaldo

  4. Rugby: • Commonly mistaken for American Football • Played in Europe, Oceania, and Africa mainly • Basics: • Force the ball downfield in attempt to score a “try” • Tackle to stop the opposing team • Rucks, mauls, lineouts (some terminology)

  5. Rugby Heroes: Johnny Wilkinson Jonah Lomu George Gregan

  6. Cricket: • Commonly Mistaken for Baseball • Basics: • A player bowls the ball in attempt to hit the wicket • An opposing player in front of the wicket tries to hit the ball in attempt to score runs • Games can take days

  7. Picture of Cricket in action: Bowler……………..Wicket………………..Batter