Key Messages:

  • Football is a great way to get fit and to stay healthy for life.
  • Build your team on and off the pitch, with people you trust and people who care for and support you.
  • You can stay healthy, if you exercise regularly and you make smart decisions.

Football is the greatest game in the world. It is also a fun way to get fit and to stay healthy.
Benni McCarthy

Make Your Move: Try to play football or practice your football skills at least three days every week, for at least 45 minutes each day.

Health Fact: Vigorous exercise produces many health benefits for girls and boys, including reducing the occurrence of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer.