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The most popular sport in the world
British Soccer Camp teaches local kids the fundamentals of 'football'
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Noah Streeman, 7, uses a mini fan to keep extra cool during a water break.
Soccer — or football, as it’s known in the rest of the world — is deadly serious business in the United Kingdom. British soccer coaches, however, know they need to sprinkle in a lot of fun to generate excitement among children in the United States. Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation and Challenger Sports — the largest soccer camp operator in the country — brought its British Soccer Camp to Mill Creek Park this past week, where four coaches from the U.K. and one from Brazil offered their expertise and creative teaching techniques to about 70 children.
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