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Why is Soccer So Popular

Why is Soccer So Popular?

Soccer is a game loved and enjoyed by people of all genders and races. It is inarguably the most popular sport in the world. Do you find that hard to believe? The statistics are there to prove it. According to a survey, there are over 250 million registered soccer players worldwide who play soccer, while […]

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What To Eat Before A Soccer Game

What To Eat Before A Soccer Game

You will undoubtedly have heard the phrase, ‘you are what you eat’, and in most cases this is true. If you stuff your face full of burgers, fries, cakes, and soda, then you can expect to add a few inches to your waistline and suffer from a lack of vitality. If instead, you were to eat […]

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What Does A Yellow Card Mean in Soccer

What Does A Yellow Card Mean in Soccer?

Rules are set to avoid chaos. Like every other sport, soccer has its rules, which are meant to be followed. The consequences of your actions might affect you and your entire team. Discipline is a significant aspect of the game of football. Erring players can be disciplined in three ways: shown a yellow card, a […]

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How Long Is Halftime in Soccer

How Long Is Halftime in Soccer?

Many popular sports involve some form of a break during a game. There can be a single break or there can be several breaks. A halftime break is taken halfway through the game in soccer, which is one of those sports that is split into two halves.  Here is a brief overview of the competition […]

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What Does FC Mean in Soccer

What Does FC Mean in Soccer?

Soccer has its fair share of buzz words, technical terms, and abbreviations. To anyone who knows very little about a particular sport, some of these can be confusing, to the point of almost being bizarre. When it comes to soccer, there is no shortage of terminology with terms like scissors kick, dead ball, zonal marking, […]

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What Is A Cap in Soccer

What Is A Cap in Soccer?

Have you ever seen or heard soccer commentators, reporters or even players talking about ‘caps’, ‘being capped’, ‘first cap’? You might have been puzzled about what a cap actually means. We are most definitely not talking about a cap being worn on the field of play, as is often done by goalkeepers to protect their […]

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What Is A Hat Trick In Soccer

What Is A Hat Trick In Soccer?

When you think of the term hat-trick, most people automatically go straight to hockey. However, the term is actually used in soccer as well. Scoring this type of shot could be a defining moment in any player’s career. But what exactly is a hat trick? How did it get that name, and which soccer player […]

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How Many Players on A Soccer Team

How Many Players are on A Soccer Team?

A professional soccer team in the professional leagues may start a game with a maximum of 11 players on the field. More than 11 players can’t be on a soccer field due to its size.  Soccer coaches in the national leagues carefully select each player to perform a specific role for their team in professional […]

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Who Invented Soccer

Who Invented Soccer?

Many sports can trace their originals back through the decades, and even centuries to when they were first played, but whether we can say any specific sports were ‘invented’ would imply that some person or persons sat down and literally drew up a blueprint from scratch on how to play the game. Rather than that […]

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