All around the world and just around the corner, from the field to the stands, strangers become brothers-and-sister-in-arms, teammates become best friends, and parents become their children’s biggest fans. Together we share those moments when nervous anticipation turns to uncontrollable ecstasy.
Whether you were born into it or just falling in love, this is soccer.
There’s plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day. We hope you'll take a moment to fill in the blank and share your soccer story on twitter or in the comments below.
Some amazing stories we've seen shared today:
#ThanksToSoccer I have a group of guys that have turned into my second family— Marcos vega (@IRON_Man14) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer I know my career aspirations and goals, I hold my teams like a family, and I get to experience what I love as a job.— Tyler Zbik (@Zbiky) November 28, 2013
#ThankstoSoccer I have a purpose in life and a dream to accomplish— Jay Montejano☀⚽ (@Jay9soccer) November 28, 2013
#ThankstoSoccer met lots of great people who are now friends, gained experiences that make great stories, & always have summer plans— Elmy Escalante (@EeescalSassy) November 28, 2013
#ThankstoSoccer Kids get to have more fun than they thought possible.— John Cruise (@cruise_j) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer I understand what passion is really about. It's incredible how this sport can bring people together and create new bonds :)— Laxmi Patel (@OfficialLaxmi) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer Carrie walked onto a prax field nearly 8 yrs ago. Now married and with 2 amazing kids, I feel I'm the luckiest man alive.— Doug Hicks (@Doug_in_motion) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer I met my true friends. They all give me the support I need to make myself and the team better.— Will Saunders (@LilCraig_LC13) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer I've learned that you can achieve far more as a team than as an individual❤️⚽️— Julia (@JuliaOsteen) November 28, 2013
#ThanksToSoccer I can share one of my passions with my son, who lives, eats and sleeps the beautiful game!— Tim Keegan (@soccerTim24) November 28, 2013