As Russia sets the stage for Soccer World Cup 2018 we
will prepare to take full advantage of the month long soccer party. The World Cup is just as special from your home. You don't need to be in Russia to be part of the passion and celebration. It's a universal party with celebration all over the world.
you will find kid friendly activities, games, and ideas to help make
this world cup a memorable one for you and your soccer family. Download our soccer world cup 2018 PDF group brackets template below!
My first memory of the world cup was Italy 1990. I was 10 years old and although I was a fan and played soccer I was not enthralled and completely amazed. It wasn't until 1994 where I was passionate and completely engulfed with the phenomenon. That was a memorable World Cup for many reasons. Bolivia qualified for the first time and USA was host (Brazil trained 20 minutes from my house). Stanford stadium was witness to some incredible matches including the quarterfinal game Sweden vs Romania. I was there and it was amazing! Soccer World Cup 2018 will not disappoint any soccer fan as it puts South America to the test in hosting the world cup.
2010 World Cup was also very memorable because my son was 8 years old and I wanted his first memory of the world cup to be a spring board to soccer as a fan and player. It worked! He has been watching soccer ever since and the preparations for 2018 have already started (even though he is 16 now).
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During the 2010 World Cup I created a bracket poster with all the groups. My son and his best friend copied the template on poster board. They had a great time filling in the countries as the World Cup played out. At the bottom they added their favorite countries. I created a template for Soccer World Cup 2018 you can download it below. This is an awesome summer activity that will teach them geography, world history, and about other cultures. You can use is it as a template to copy onto a bigger board or use it as is on an 81/2 x 11 standard size paper.
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Are you thinking of going to Russia? It will be a once in a lifetime experience.12 cities will be host to world cup matches. The most popular cities are Moscow, Sochi, St. Petersburg, and Kazan.