"Sometimes I wish that I could run as fast as they do and do just 90 percent of the things I see those folks doing," [Whoopi Goldberg] said of the weekend warriors who cram the athletic fields of parks wherever you go. "I would have loved to have learned how to be a really good soccer player because I really like soccer.""The thing that's good about the show is, first of all, it's about soccer, it's showing kids how important physical activity is," said Katija Pevec, one of the members of the Just for Kicks' ensemble cast. "There's not many shows like that out there, that show kids how to work as a team," added the 18-year-old actress, who was a top-rated soccer player herself before she turned her attention to acting."You could go play stickball or handball or something," she said. "But there wasn't a group of folks that got together and did it. That's still, in my mind, a relatively new phenomenon. AP
Whoopi Goldberg Sees Her Inner Child Come to Life in New Kids Soccer Show
LOS ANGELES - She has an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony and a Golden Globe, but there's one bit of hardware missing from Whoopi Goldberg's awards shelf - a soccer trophy."Sometimes I wish that I could run as fast as t...