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How to Trap a Soccer Ball

Though the skill might seem relatively straightforward, trapping a soccer ball is deceptively challenging. Since it helps you quickly stop the ball, gain control, and prepare yourself to take a shot or make a pass, mastery of this skill can very much come in handy. The fundamentals of ball trapping are your touch, timing, and technique. […]

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What Does a Midfielder Do in Soccer

It’s a no-brainer that soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world today. The FIFA World Cup is the biggest and most followed tournament in the world. We also have various soccer leagues that feature our favorite teams. Some of us are die-hard fans of the game, but how much do we understand […]

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What is a Striker in Soccer

In soccer, the striking position is one of the most exciting positions to play in or watch. This is a very influential position as it affects the mood of the whole stadium. It is arguably the most important position on the pitch. Scoring goals is one of the hardest tasks on the pitch. This is one […]

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Do Soccer Players Wear Cups

For most of us, it’s enough to just slip on a pair of boxers every morning to keep things well-ventilated and comfortable down there. But for sportsmen, it’s an entirely different ballgame (see what we did there). It’s difficult to imagine the amount of stress one might feel on the pitch, in the midst of all […]

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What Is Relegation in Soccer

Soccer, football, whatever you call it, is a seemingly simple yet complex game of athleticism. Now you might be thinking that that sounds a bit like an oxymoron, and you aren’t wrong. The chances are that if you are currently reading this article, you are: (1) just learning about soccer, or (2) don’t know that much about […]

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Soccer Training Poles

Picking out a good gift is always a challenge, especially during the holiday season when most people are trading their work time for shopping time. Malls are quickly crowded, and before you know it, everything’s sold out. Unfortunately, choosing a good gift for a soccer player is even more difficult. For anyone standing on the outside […]

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What Is a Brace in Soccer

Are you just starting out or trying to get into the soccer scene, but feel like you cannot last more than a minute talking to some of those super fans before they start throwing around some confusing terminology you have never heard of? Well, fear not, because you came to just the right place. Keep […]

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Soccer Rebounder

Soccer rebounders are excellent tools for soccer players – professional or amateur – to practice their technique when there’s nobody else to play with. They allow players to hone in on their shots and scoring techniques from the comfort of their own homes. For this reason, they make for fantastic gifts for any soccer player in […]

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When Can You Substitute in Soccer

Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. Having most of the world play the game has had its rules standardized to make sure all who participate in the game are playing on an equal footing. An unfortunate consequence of this is that the rules can sometimes feel overwhelming for a lot of fans, particularly newer […]

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Best Ladder Drills for Soccer

Agility ladder drills are excellent tools for high-intensity interval training sessions and are very useful to soccer players who want to improve their speed and stamina. They work by having players go all out in short bursts of intense effort, then taking a brief pause, burning far more fat and calories than traditional workouts. If you […]

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