The Magic Soccer Ball

"Trapping & My 1st Game"

by Coach Pedro & Susan Adam Rita



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 24/10/2008

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 44
ISBN : 9781434365934

About the Book

In this fifth book of, The Magic Soccer Ball series, Rone explains to his readers how he is learning with his coaches how to trap the ball and how his first real soccer game goes.

As well as the first four books of the series “The Magic Soccer Ball”, the beautiful game of soccer is shown in attractive and detailed illustrations that help teach the young players exactly how to trap the ball. Rone, the main character, also shares the fun of spending time with family and friends. Soccer is a great and beautiful sport, and anybody at ay age can play, just check out what Rone has to say.


About the Author

Amarildo Pedro Rita was born in 1962 and has been playing high level soccer in Brazil and has being coaching youth soccer players in the United States since 1999.  Currently he is the Director of Developmental Soccer Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan and author of The Magic Soccer Ball series plus The Boy and His Dream, A Great Soccer Tournament, Bending a Soccer Ball and 20 Easy Ways to Help Save the Earth.

Coach Pedro holds a bachelor degree in physical education and USSF “A” License. 

Susan Adam-Rita was born in a small city in Brazil where she lived for twenty-seven years. A psychologist in her home country, she continued to pursue her studies and currently is a PHD candidate in the counselor education program at Wayne State University. Susan lives with her husband, Pedro, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.