Kidsday: Real Madrid soccer camp

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Have you ever been to an international soccer camp? I have, and it was the Real Madrid Experience Soccer Camp. I actually went to Real Madrid in Spain to play soccer. I went with my mom and her friend, and we had to take a seven-hour plane ride. The stadium I played soccer in was Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home of the Real Madrid team. It was massive. The campers even got to go on a bus that professional soccer players travel on.

When I got to the stadium, all the campers were split into groups by age. The camp started at 8 a.m. and ended at 8 p.m. During the camp, we did lots of things. We trained on skill moves, shooting, passing and moving quicker when we have the ball. Also, we got to go to the pool, and we took breaks to have snacks.

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As the days went by, I was really excited to see Real Madrid practice live. Seeing Cristiano Ronaldo up close was so amazing. It was a great way to end the camp.

I had a great time, and, if you are athletic, try going to this awesome camp. It was an experience I will never forget.

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