Toward the Goal, Revised Edition: The Kaká Story

Toward the Goal, Revised Edition: The Kaká Story

by Jeremy V. Jones

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Overview

“I learned that it is faith that decides whether something will happen or not.” At the age of eight, Kaká already knew what he wanted in life: to play soccer and only soccer. He started playing in front of his friends and family, but when he suffered a crippling injury, doctors told him he would never play again. Through faith and perseverance Kaká recovered, and today he plays in front of thousands of fans every year. As the 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year and winner of the Ballon d’Or, this midfielder for Real Madrid has become one of the most recognized faces on the soccer field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310738411
Publisher: Zonderkidz
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Series: ZonderKidz Biography
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jeremy V. Jones has played soccer throughout his life, including being goalkeeper for his high school team. Now he coaches his daughter’s team when he’s not writing about sports, outdoor adventure, music, and other fun topics. Jeremy is an award-winning writer and former editor of Breakaway magazine, whose recent books include Walking on Water. He absolutely adores his wife, daughter, and son—and most of the time thinks his two dogs are pretty cool too. The whole family loves to travel and explore the Colorado mountains near their home.

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