As we approach the field that’s when the whispers on the bus start. As the bus came to a screeching halt everyone on the bus started to talk strategy. We walk off the bus together heading towards the locker room when we see the other team. The team we were facing seemed to be better than us in every way. The other team was bigger than us, stronger than us, and had more players on their team which meant that many of their players didn’t have to play the whole game. We went to the locker room to change into our uniform. After we finished changing we had about 15 minutes to practice before the game to get in the zone, and to try to get rid of any nerves that we had. The sun’s rays were beating down on me making as sweat trickled down my face. As my team and I emerge from the locker room the sound of the crowd becomes louder as we approach the field. The game is about to start, so to see who has the ball first the captain on each team meet in the middle of the field for the coin toss. My team gets the ball first. As I approach the field to my position as left back my stomach...
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...continued. The same girl who elbowed me in the face has the ball, and is coming at me I run at her like a predator going after its prey. I slide tackle her, and the ball comes from underneath her feet. I take control of the ball running up field with every once of energy I have left. There is no one near all I see is the goal and the goalie. As I approach the goal I can feel it taunting me. The goalie readies herself waiting for me to kick the ball. I kick the ball, and it flew through the air. At that moment it seemed like everything went in slow motion. The goalie jumped in the air trying to catch the ball, but it grazes her fingertips. As the ball hits the back of the net I can here the crowd bust into a roar of cheers as my teammates run towards me. Winning that game was like winning the lottery for my teammates and I, and it was the best feeling I had ever had.
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