Just a Normal Saturday

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The cold, hard ball was tight against my foot. Grass was dragging against my shoe with every step I take. The wind was brisk against my face and the sun beamed down on my neck. Sweat was dripping down my face as I weaved in and out of cones for the hundredth time. The drying heat only seemed to motivate me more as I continued to break down every barrier possible. My throat was sere and my stomach urged me to quench my thirst, but I refused to succumb to the screaming pain. I weaved through again feeling my cleats rip into the ground as I lunged around the cones. I powered around the last cone with scorching speed and my last touch teed the ball up perfectly for a shot. Everything slowed down for a moment as I stalked up to the ball like a lion ready to pounce on its prey. I took the last step and felt my foot come into contact with the ball, a feeling I have had so many times before but every time it felt different. This feeling would never get old. I ripped the ball straight into the net and saw the net take the impact of a perfect strike. The ball came bouncing right to my feet as ...

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