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Stars Of The 2006 FIFA World Cup

From Rooney to Ronaldinho, Kidzworld checks out some of the soccer superstars to watch at the FIFA World Cup of soccer in Germany.

FIFA World Cup Soccer Stars - Ronaldinho

RonaldinhoRonaldinho is considered the best player in the world and is expected to lead Brazil to their sixth world cup. The Brazilian superstar is known as much for his gap-toothed smile as he is for his magical ability around the goal. Ronaldinho will undoubtedly be both a fan favorite and a scoring sensation in Germany.

FIFA World Cup Soccer Stars - Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney You'd have a tough time finding anything more important to people in England right now than the condition of Wayne Rooney's metatarsal - that the bone he broke in his right foot. The leg injury will prevent Rooney from playing in England's opening games - but the gifted young English striker could be a huge factor in the knockout rounds of the tournament.

FIFA World Cup Soccer Stars - Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo With his fabulous footwork and good looks, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal has become one of the most popular soccer players on the planet. Ronaldo broke out as a superstar when he helped Portugal advance to the finals at Euro 2004. If Ronaldo works his magic in Germany, Portugal could reach the semi-finals.

FIFA World Cup Soccer Stars - Lionel Messi

Lionel MessiArgentina is one of the favorites to win it all at the 2006 World Cup and one of their best is teenage superstar, Lionel Messi. His quickness and small size have earned him the nickname, El Pulga (The Flea) and he's sure to be a pest to opposing teams in Germany. Messi has a great touch around the goal and is incredibly poised for a player who just turned 18.

FIFA World Cup Soccer Stars - Luca Toni
Luca Toni With his excellent scoring ability and great ball control, Luca Toni will be the player to watch for Italy. Toni was the top scorer in European soccer in 2005-06 and has a shot at winning the Golden Boot, as the top goal scorer at the World Cup. A big tournament from Toni could return Italy to World Cup glory.

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    F1149722805718

    Are You Watching The World Cup?

    • For sure - I'm a soccer fanatic.
    • I'll watch the final game, but that's about all.
    • No, I'd rather play soccer outside.
    • No - I'd rather watch baseball or the NBA Finals.

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    unicornsrule626
    "rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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    rainbowpoptart
    I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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    angelover4
    CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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    angelover4
    I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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    angelover4
    I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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