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    About Rivaldo

    Rivaldo Vítor Borba Ferreira (born 19 April 1972 in Paulista, Pernambuco, Brazil), commonly known simply as Rivaldo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays for Uzbek side Bunyodkor. He is an attacking midfielder. He most notably played five years with Spanish club FC...
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    About Wayne Rooney

    Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for English Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. Aged 10, Rooney joined the youth team of Everton, making his professional debut in 2002. He spent two seasons at the...
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    About Cuauhtémoc Blanco

    Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo (born January 17, 1973) is a Mexican professional footballer currently signed for Veracruz in the Mexican Liga de Ascenso. Known for his aggressive yet charismatic personality on the field, playing most of his career as a deep-lying forward and his last years as an...
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    Specific Footwork Drills

    * Jump Rope - Fake the rope if one is not handy. * Drop & Go - The sprinter's body weight falls into partners outstretched hands; at some point, the hold is released and the player sprints forward. * Push & Go - The partner pushes against the sprinter leaning forward; at some...
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    Practical Considerations for Developing Soccer Footwork

    Soccer Specific Speed Soccer speed is the ability to start quickly from all different positions, accelerate to top speed in the shortest time possible, change direction, and stop rapidly under control to make the play. Footwork is an essential element of this Why Train Footwork The feet...
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    Trapping the Ball in Soccer

    Trapping the ball is an important skill you need to master as soccer player. It doesn’t matter if it is a pass from a teammate, a clearance from the goalkeeper or a 40 yard cross pass, maintaining the possession of ball is crucial. The difference between professional and amateur soccer is the...
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    The Soccer Nutrition Guide

    Intro to soccer nutrition When I started my soccer career I realized that this was the sport for me. However, I didn’t know anything about nutrition for soccer. Carbohydrate, protein and glycol were like rocket science for me. This part of soccer is the most technical and can be hard to grip...
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    The Soccer Kick Guide

    Free Kick Direct soccer free kick is taken from where the foul occurred. When performing it the ball must be stationary prior to being kicked. The free kick wall must remain 10 yards from the ball until you kick it. Free kick is a great opportunity for scoring goal, especially if the foul was...
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    Soccer Free Kick and Penalty Kick

    Free Kick Direct soccer free kick is taken from where the foul occurred. When performing it the ball must be stationary prior to being kicked. The free kick wall must remain 10 yards from the ball until you kick it. Free kick is a great opportunity for scoring goal, especially if the foul was...
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    What is soccer fitness?

    Good soccer fitness levels are the backbone of every soccer player. Simply, without good fitness levels your performance on the field will not be any good. Good fitness will also protect you from many injures which is another reason for why you should put a lot of effort in it. Fitness...
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    Soccer Dribbling Guide

    Use your soccer dribbling skills in the right situations Dribbling is not about cool soccer moves and you should never use this skill just to increase your personal glory; instead, use it to your team's advantage. Never dribble if you have an unmarked teammate near you. Passing the ball safely...
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    Soccer Shooting Methods

    Instep Drive or The Knuckle Shot The instep drive is a very useful soccer shooting technique when you want to strike the ball with power from long range. However, this type of shot is very hard to control which means that you should not be surprised if the ball ends up 20-30 yards behind the...
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    Soccer Passing Guide

    Push Pass In soccer, the most frequently used pass is the push pass. This pass is easy to learn and you will know how to perform a push pass correctly just after few training sessions, but to master it you will need to practice a lot more. Wall Pass The wall pass, also known as the give and...
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    The 17 Fundamental Soccer Rules You Should Learn

    The Free Kick A soccer freekick is a great scoring opportunity. It is often occurred when one of your opponents commits a foul on either you or one of your teammates (for example; pushing, tripping or missing a slide tackle). The referee may also reward your team with a free kick if one of your...
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