Pick-up soccer

On Sunday, my cousin, his parents, my parents, and I went to to Fred Baca Park in Taos, New Mexico. We brought a soccer ball with us. We were walking by the basketball court, heading to the field, when we saw some kids who were shooting hoops. Half of the kids were wearing Argentina soccer jerseys and the other half were wearing Germany jerseys. I guessed they had just finished watching the World Cup final, and I think half of them were sad and half of them were happy! (My prediction that Argentina would win in penalty kicks turned out to be wrong; Germany won in overtime.)


The kids asked us if we were there to play soccer. I responded with a yes and we all ran out onto the field to playโšฝ๏ธ. I had barely been in Taos for 24 hours and I already had new friends๐Ÿ‘ฌ! Anyway, they were really good soccer players and they never got into disputes about silly topics like whether the ball went out of bounds or not. I had lots of fun.

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9 Responses to Pick-up soccer

  1. Aunt Amanda says:

    It was great to see you and Hans make friends and play soccer! And what a beautiful setting for your soccer field!
    Love you lots
    Aunt Amanda~


  2. WASSUP ELLIOT IZ SAMMY!!!! 2 questions 1. Are you disappointed that Argentina lost? 2. What kind of name is Fred Baca? #firstcomment ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง#flagsoftheworld


    • all7in7 says:

      I like your flags! I was indifferent about the World Cup final, so I didn’t have any favorites. I don’t know who Fred Baca is; good question. I’ll have to do some research.


  3. How are you doing man!?Its Ben.๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ! 1 question.Was it cool playing with your cousins?๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ


  4. Lydia says:

    That sounds like so much fun!!! How fun to find some kids who a) love soccer like you do and b) play soccer like you do.


  5. Donna says:

    Hey Elliot! Glad to hear you are making some new friends and having lots of fun! Beautiful picture by the way…what a fantastic view! Really enjoying your blog! Tell Mom & Dad we were asking for them!


  6. Sherry says:

    Hi Elliot!
    Isn’t it great that you can meet people so easily just from having a sport in common? The pictures of New Mexico are beautiful! I am glad you are enjoying yourself!


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