Soccer 101: Know the Lingo

For decades, people have considered the world's most popular game to be a fringe sport in the U.S. But as soccer continues to grow in popularity, youth participation continues to soar.

With the sport's meteoric rise, parents may need to educate themselves on some of the game's finer points to keep up with their kids' interests. You can learn more about the different positions on the field here, and brush up on some of the Beautiful Game's terms and phrases below.

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