THE TEAM
By Gianni Mininni

 

 

Dear Readers,

“The TEAM, a soccer novel”, has been published!

The novel is for people of all ages, even if they are not strictly soccer lovers. I’m sure that all of you will enjoy the story of the protagonist Marco and the players from America and all parts of the world. Through the 212 pages, you’ll discover how they face the American soccer reality that is so different from the rest of the world.

Besides the narrative, that I’m sure will capture you from beginning to end, players and coaches will find dozens of situations and suggestions that will permit them to improve their soccer knowledge and consequently,  perform better at any age.

If you would like to purchase it, please click here:

http://www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=44169

Thanks for your attention and please note that I will donate 5% of the cover price to Children International.

Coach Gianni

P.S. It would be great if you‘d let your friends know about this!

 

Chapter 23



A TEAM’S
TRUE SPIRIT AND CHARACTER
ARE RELEASED
NOT WHEN THEY’RE WINNING
BUT WHEN THEY’RE LOSING.




It was Saturday and even with all that had happened, they decided to have practice anyway. Marco thought it would be for the best. It was a way to alleviate the stress from the night before. Obviously Jamal’s absence was deeply felt but it was better than each one going home and thinking about it on their own.
Marco took the situation in hand. “Let’s get to work and..........(continue)