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The Toward the Goal - Kaka Story (Zonderkidz Biography Series (Zondervan))

Jeremy V. Jones

The Toward the Goal - Kaka Story (Zonderkidz Biography Series (Zondervan))

Jeremy V. Jones

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"I learnt that it is faith that decides whether something will happen or not."

At the age of eight, Ricardo Kaka already knew what he wanted in life: to play soccer for Brazil. 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 Kaka 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 has become one of the most recognized faces on the soccer field.

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About "The Toward the Goal - Kaka Story (Zonderkidz Biography Series (Zondervan))"

"I learnt that it is faith that decides whether something will happen or not."

At the age of eight, Ricardo Kaka already knew what he wanted in life: to play soccer for Brazil. 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 Kaka 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 has become one of the most recognized faces on the soccer field.

- Publisher
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'I learned that it is faith that decides whether something will happen or not.' At the age of eight, Kaka already knew what he wanted in life: to play soccer and only soccer. He started playing in front of his friends and family, but after a crippling injury, doctors told him he would never play again. Through faith and perseverance Kaka recovered and has since become a FIFA World Player of the Year, and winner of the Ballon d'Or. This updated edition tells the story of the midfielder for Real Madrid who has become one of the most recognized faces on the soccer field.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jeremy V. Jones

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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  • Catalogue Code 384706
  • Product Code 9780310738404
  • ISBN 0310738407
  • EAN 9780310738404
  • UPC 025986738402
  • Pages 160
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Confident Readers (Age 8-12)
  • Sub-Category Biography
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Feb 2014
  • Sales Rank #5815
  • Dimensions 190 x 133 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.127kg

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