Thursday, 6 May 2010

The Beautiful Game

1 Match the people with the sentences. Then use the sentences to write a short description of each person. Use pronouns (he, she) and linking words (and, but, so, who).

1 [Birgit Prinz] was FIFA Woman Player of the Year three times.
2 [Robert Hoyzer] was a German referee.
3 [Diego Maradona] was a short, strong player.
4 [Zinedine Zidane] played for France for twelve years.
5 [Pele] was born into a poor family in Brazil.
6 [King Richard the Second of England] did not like football.
7 [Zinedine Zidane] was in the team that won the 1998 World Cup.
8 [Pele] played in a World Cup when he was seventeen.
9 [Birgit Prinz] played for Germany in four World Cups.
10 [Robert Hoyzer] sometimes took money from clubs before matches.
11 [Diego Maradona] scored the ‘Goal of the Century’ in 1986.
12 [King Richard the Second of England] said that all football must stop.
13 [Pele] works for UNICEF now, helping children.
14 [Robert Hoyzer] got into trouble and had to talk to the police.
15 [Zinedine Zidane] sometimes got angry, and had to leave the field.
16 [Birgit Prinz] decided not to play for an Italian men’s team.
17 [Diego Maradona] was captain of Argentina when they won the World Cup in 1986.
18 [King Richard the Second of England] was not able to stop people from playing football.

Birgit Prinz was FIFA Woman Player of the Year three times.
And she played for Germany in four World Cups.
But she decided not to play for an Italian men's team.

Robert Hoyzer was a German referee.
He sometimes took money from clubs before matches.
So he got into trouble and had to talk to the police.


Diego Maradona was a short, strong player who scored the ‘Goal of the Century’ in 1986.
And he was captain of Argentina when they won the World Cup in 1986.

Zinedine Zidane played for France for twelve years.
He was in the team that won the 1998 World Cup.
But he sometimes got angry, and had to leave the field.

Pele was born into a poor family in Brazil.
He played in a World Cup when he was seventeen.
And he works for UNICEF now, helping children.

King Richard the Second of England did not like football.
He said that all football must stop.
But he was not able to stop people from playing football.

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