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Goalkeeper in Charge


by Matt Christopher

Will Tina’s shyness ruin her chances to play keeper?

Tina Esparza loves everything about soccer, especially the fact that it’s a team sport in which no one player stands out. That’s important to Tina, who is painfully shy and hates getting attention. So when she joins her new soccer team, she’s looking forward to becoming just another player on the field. Imagine her horror when the coach asks her to train as the team’s goalkeeper! It’s the one position that stands out on a soccer team—even the uniform is different! Will Tina be able to overcome her shyness and accept a position that puts her in the spotlight?