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Originally all soccer players were amateur, but clubs wanted the better players, so they started paying.
professional soccer is teams that have the best players in the country or maybe even the world. you can become a pro soccer player if a scout thinks you're the best at playing soccer.
some soccer players are called professional soccer players
Because the Olympics only allow 2 professional soccer players on the team.
for professional soccer, you can have 30 players as a maximum.
Professional soccer players practice each day for three hours .
soccer players last for around 10-15 years depending on when they started there professional career.