It’s not only about 11 vs. 11 players on the field chasing the ball trying to score a goal, as many people think it is. Soccer is history, philosophy, indeed, a life-changing sport. Every country has its own way to build up their histories. Brazil and the United States have different backgrounds regarding this passionate sport and it can be explained based on how these countries deal with soccer in the past decades.
Soccer players are often labeled with the stereotype of being soft and weak, especially in America. The statistics of how physically demanding soccer is on the body compared to other sports may come as a shock to many.
Here are some interesting facts you may not know about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 1,500 sessions and about 4,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 20 or 30 hits, or as many as 2,000 or 3,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and 130 countries around the world. We have one reader in Zambia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.