Monday, September 22, 2008

First Soccer Game

Little Man has been begging to play soccer for awhile now, and he is finally old enough to be on the team that does not require a Saturday commitment. He is having a lot of fun!

Their first game was this past week, and I have to admit it was less like herding cats than I anticipated. The point is to learn the game. They play 4 on 4, go in and out as they please as long as only 4 players are on the field at a time, the boundaries are not strictly enforced, and they don't keep score. I think it's perfect for 4 year olds.

Don't misunderstand - it was like herding cats. But, at least the "cats" understood that the point was to get the ball in the goal. Which goal was somewhat of a mystery to some ...

Little Man had a hard first game - seems I might have talked up the first soccer game a little much. *sigh* Oops - when will Mom learn?? But, toward the end of the game, he finally got in there and played some, and he even made the last goal of the game. Whoo-hoo!

He's number 3.

Way to go, Little Man!


Just Mom said...

They all look so adorable.

Congratulations Little Man.

Penless Thoughts said...

Such an important stage for little ones. They look so cute.

devildogwife said...

Congrats, Little Man!! Munchkin loves playing soccer.

Christy said...


Laura Grace played soccer when she was 4 and had a blast!

Mary@notbefore7 said...

Yeah Little Man!