Meski perempuan, Sam Gordon sangat menyukai olahraga sepakbola Amerika (American Football). Sejak umur 3 tahun, Sam sudah belajar menendang bola. Sejak itulah, Sam pun berkenalan dengan Sepakbola Amerika.

Even though she’s a girl, Sam Gordon really loves American football. Since the age of 3, Sam has already learned how to kick a ball. Since then, Sam has been introduced to American Football.

Kamu tahu Sepakbola Amerika? Olahraga yang dimainkan dua tim yang masing-masing tim berisi 11 pemain. Tugas tiap tim adalah dengan membawa bola yang berbentuk lonjong dengan tangan ke garis akhir tim lawan.

Do you know what American football is? It’s a sport played by two teams that contains 11 players in each team. The task of each team is to carry an oval-shaped ball by hand to the finish line of the opposing team.

Pandai Mencetak Skor

Biasanya, Sepakbola Amerika dimainkan oleh laki-laki. Karena seringkali terjadi bentrokan fisik antar pemain. Namun, Sam Gordon yang berasal dari Salt Lake City, Amerika Serikat ini tidak takut. Ia merupakan perempuan satu-satunya yang bermain di liga anak-anak Amerika Serikat.

Good at Scoring

Usually, American Football is played by men because oftentimes physical clashes between players take place. However, Sam Gordon, who came from Salt Lake City, the United States isn’t afraid. She is the only female who plays in the children’s league of the United States.

Sam yang baru berusia 9 tahun ini juga merasa senang bisa bermain Sepakbola Amerika bersama teman-temannya yang semuanya laki-laki. “Menyenangkan bisa mencetak skor lebih banyak daripada laki-laki,” ujar Sam kepada ABC News.

Sam who is only 9-years-old is happy to be able to play American football with her guy friends. “It’s just really fun to be the one scoring the touchdowns rather than the boys,” says Sam to ABC News.

 

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