How to Become a Professional Soccer Player (10-Step Guide)

Becoming a professional soccer player takes a great deal of dedication, hard work, talent, sacrifice, and little bit of luck. It’s difficult, but definitely not impossible. Most current professionals credit their success not just to god-given talent, but to their hard work and dedication to daily improvement. So for those wondering how to become a professional soccer player… I’ve […]

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5 Soccer Formations Explained (Full Guides with Images)

The soccer formations and tactics that you implement can be just as crucial to the team’s success as the players you’re coaching. Regardless of which formation you choose to use, an organised and prepared soccer formation lets your players know the roles and responsibilities that are expected of them. This is very important. Fortunately, there are many formations […]

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The Best Soccer Ball Sizes for All Ages (Includes Chart)

There’s nothing worse than playing with a soccer ball that’s the wrong size, falling apart, or isn’t inflated correctly (either over or under inflated). Okay, maybe there’s a lot worse than that… (parents who scream out instructions from the sidelines springs to mind) But incorrect soccer ball sizes are still annoying, right? Using a ball that’s the correct size […]

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Soccer Goalie Rules: Everything a Keeper Needs to Know

The goalkeeper fills a very unique position on the pitch. As such, there are specific soccer goalie rules that all keepers must follow. The biggest difference is they’re allowed to use their hands. But not everywhere… Keepers need to know when and where they can pick up the soccer ball to prevent them from accidentally giving away a penalty […]

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