Soccer is my passion, therefore I am Soccer Maniak :)
My first Club Team was called FK Zeljeznicar and their fans or supporters were called Maniak's.
I love this game.
Ever since I was a kid, whenever I play there is nothing else that matters once the whistle is blown.
As I got older I started to enjoy the game a lot more because when I'm out on the field I don't worry about anything other than winning the game and having fun.
No bills, no job, no worries on my mind, just the Competitive person in me wanting to win.
I started to play this beautiful game at a club level when I was 7 years old learning different skills through soccer training and various soccer drills while at the same time deeply falling in love with the game of soccer / football.
Playing soccer is my passion and I have learned a lot about the game through years of soccer drills, watching games live and on TV, and reading about football from various books and articles that can be found online.
I have scored goals, defended goals and played in every position on the field except the goalie.
My goal for creating this Soccer Maniak website is the wish to share my knowledge with you and also learn more about this game through research.
"Soccer is a new word I learned when I moved to USA, Football is what I called the game growing up in Europe and playing on the streets as a boy :)".
I will cover the most basic rules first and than I will focus on different parts of the game such are HOW TO PLAY, HISTORY, DRILLS, RULES OF SOCCER, FAMOUS FOOTBALLERS, NUTRITION and other aspects of this beautiful game.
I first want to educate people on simplicity of this game and the passion that it brings out of people playing or watching it live or on TV.
"Playing simple passing soccer is the best way to play this game, however, simple soccer is also the hardest to play." :)
I am still learning every time I play or coach so I am welcoming any comments or critiques from the fellow Maniak's as well.
This is a game where you keep learning, day after day, week after week, year after year and eventually until you die.
Click around and have fun with the growing pool of information about the greatest game in the world SOCCER / FOOTBALL.
There is something for everyone, from newbie to veteran ;)