Money Roundup: Penalty Kick Shootout Edition

by Michael on Aug 25, 2013 · 1 comment

We just enjoyed watching one of our kids play in a weekend soccer tournament. Enjoyed it until the end, that is. As it turns out, the final game ended in a tie and ultimately went to penalty kicks to decide the winner. And yes, we lost.

Talk about a deflating end to an otherwise excellent weekend. But at least our son wasn’t the goalkeeper. Despite having played great all weekend, that poor kid walked off the field feeling as if he had singlehandedly lost the game.

Oh well, such is life, and there are valuable lessons to be learned in defeat.

And now… Here are some articles that caught my eye this past week:

That’s it. I hope you had a great weekend.

1 Evan August 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm

At least they had a winner and didn’t do a wuss tie.

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