The following articles on amputee soccer and amputee athletes have been gathered from both U.S. and international sources.
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Amputee Soccer: The Greatest One-Legged Game in the World!
Run on a pair of crutches and kick a ball where you want it to go? Pass, block and defend? You could be a star. Maybe an international star.
Amp soccer gives you the chance to break a hard sweat - like any other athlete. It gives you the opportunity to become part of a team. And gives you the chance to win again.
Amp soccer lets you play for fun, or to get into serious competition. And the game lets you hang out with people just like yourself.
But Amp soccer isn't for those who think they're disabled. It's for those who acknowledge the loss, then want to get on with it. We've found thumb suckers don't last long.
Amputee soccer began as a rehab and strengthening activity in the 1980's. And it still is a great way to start getting back to a more normal life. But those who played it found it was great as a real sport outside the rehab setting.
Amp soccer soon spread from a local fields and arenas to become a global sport with its own World Cup.
If you're a younger playerIf you're a younger player you have the chance to play the game, and sharpen your skills. Who knows, you could earn a place on the US National Team.
The international game is 6 v 6 + keeper, but there are enough variations in the game to allow local teams to play with as few as 3 v 3 with or without keeper.
If you're militaryIf you're military you could play against some of the finest amp soldiers in the world.
Our game is international. If you're good enough to qualify you could play against Russian and other Eastern European veterans of Afghanistan, West African combat survivors and even Middle Eastern players.
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