"One big round world, one small round ball. Right now, more children than you can possibly imagine are playing soccer." In England, it's 1:00 P.M. and Joe is practicing outside his school. In New York City, it's 8:00 A.M. and Lucy dribbles the ball in and out of the shadows. From India to Brazil, from Italy to South Africa, kids are kicking balls aruond on fields, beaches, and streets. This handsome book takes readers on a journey around the globe and through the world's time zones, creating a team of children who share the samedream: glory in the world's most popular game.