22 Soccer Gifts for Coaches, Players, and Fans (2018 Edition)

Who doesn’t love giving and receiving soccer gifts?

If you know a coach, player, or fan of the beautiful game, there’s a good chance they’re going to love anything you get them if it’s related to soccer.

Whether your child has a birthday coming up or you’re planning this year’s Christmas presents, here’s a list of 23 soccer gifts anyone would love.

Some of them are educational, others are fun and entertaining, and some of them are practical options to improve the player’s game on the pitch.

Have a look and see what takes your fancy!

1. Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $8.43 - Amazon

Wilson Soccer Ball

The Wilson is one of the most popular soccer balls out there.

It comes highly recommended as thousands upon thousands of youth teams around the world use it in their practice games and matches.

It’s classic design and high quality build mean that there aren’t many better soccer balls out there in this price range.

Perfect for casual kickabouts, serious matches and everything in between.

2. Copa Mundial Soccer Shoes

Gift to: Players

Price: $150 - Adidas.com

Adidas Copa Mundial Soccer Cleats

Good soccer shoes are always in high demand and Adidas' Copa Mundials are the perfect choice for a serious player.

The iconic design has been around since the 70’s, and their great quality means they’ll give a high performance for many season.

Players of all ages will love playing in them as they’re one of the most popular soccer shoes out there - highly recommended by a range of pros and coaches.

The Copa Mundials are a great gift for aspiring soccer players.

3. FIFA 19

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $59.99 - Amazon

FIFA 19

The latest FIFA game is simply a must-have for many people around the world.

If you're into soccer and into gaming, then it goes without saying that you're going to buy the new FIFA game as soon as it’s released.

Whether you play career mode, play against your friends, or play online…

FIFA 19 is definitely worth investing in for the hours and hours of fun that you’ll get out of it.

This is the perfect soccer gift for any of your friends and family that don’t already have it.

4. Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $12.63 - Amazon

Sir Alex Ferguson - My autobiography

Want an inside look into a great manager’s life?

This Sir Alex Ferguson autobiography will entertain and educate fans of the game with stories from his 27-years at the helm of Man United.

Throughout the book, you’ll get a feel for his management style, learn how he kept so many dressing room egos in check, as well as his thoughts on some of the tactical innovations of the game.

Any soccer fan will enjoy this riveting read.

5. Soccer Shirts

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $12.42 - DHGate

If you want to get a few shirts as soccer gifts, then you probably already know how increasingly expensive they’re getting.

Many clubs are selling their official kit for over $80 or $90.

But the internet always has a solution…

In recent years, Chinese companies have stepped up significantly in quality and knock off shirts are now almost identical to the originals - for a fraction of the price.

6. Franklin Sports Backyard Foot Golf Set

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $30.99 - Amazon

Franklin Foot Golf Set

This soccer gift will not only improve your game, but will also make sure you’re having a fun time while doing so.

As you may have guessed from the name, this is a hybrid game of golf and soccer.

Place the target holes around whichever wide open space is available and then it's simply up to you to strike the ball into the hole.

Over time, you'll get more and more accurate (or more and more frustrated!) and coaches can always use this kit in their soccer practices as a fun way to improve the team's skills.

7. Goalrilla Soccer Rebound Trainer

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $299.99 - Amazon

Goalrilla Soccer Rebound Trainer

The Goalrilla will help players improve their game and coaches will also love having one of these in hand when going through drills.

Both sides can be used to work on shooting, ball control, passing, and responsiveness.

Suitable for all ages, the Goalrilla can be used in a group or a player can use it by themselves to hone and develop their skills.

It’s a great piece of soccer equipment to have and super simple to set up and dismantle.

8. Soccer Goal Targets

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $16.99 - Amazon

Soccer Goal Targets

This is one of the best soccer gifts for coaches and players.

The target net is great fun to use and will improve each players' shooting accuracy when it's set up during soccer shooting drills.

Simply attach the net in front of the goal and then it's time to take aim and shoot.

If you’re determined to improve your goal scoring, there are a ton of fun ways to incorporate the targets into your training regime.

Whether it's for training practice or just for fun at home in the garden, the target is a useful bit of equipment to have.

9. Agility Ladder and Cones

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $19.95 - Amazon

Training Agility Ladder and Cones

For serious players looking to improve their quickness and agility, this ladder and cones will help to boost performance out on the pitch.

All coaches need one of these on hand during their training practices as it will help to improve their team's footwork and movement.

It's a great present for coaches and also comes with a booklet filled with ideas on how to incorporate the ladder and cones into workouts.

10. Futsal Ball

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $26.99 - Amazon

Futsal Ball

Futsal is a great sport for soccer players looking to improve their skills and technique.

The slightly smaller ball is heavier and doesn't bounce as much which helps you to work on your touch, ball control, and dribbling abilities.

Since it’s played on a hard court, the futsal ball is very durable and coaches are recommended to have one as it will help test their players and enhance their creativity.

11. Hover Ball

Gift to: Players and Fans

Price: $6.99 - Amazon

Hover Ball

A fun game for younger fans and players, the hover ball is sort of like a hockey puck in that it glides along the floor.

When you have one, any smooth surface turns into a soccer pitch.

Although suitable for all ages, it’s young children who will enjoy it the most.

And don’t worry - it’s foam-padded so it won't hurt any of your new furniture.

12. Portable Soccer Goals

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $29.99 - Amazon

Portable Soccer Goals

This is the best set of portable goals out there.

People all around the world use them in their training sessions or while having a fun kickabout.

Super easy to set up and you can take these with you wherever you go.

They’re perfect for coaches who will find them perfect for small practice matches, and players will love them to set up in the backyard at home for practice.

13. Soccer Goalkeeping Gloves

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $25.99 - Amazon

Soccer Goalkeeping Gloves

Very popular amongst goalkeepers, these gloves make a great soccer gift for any goalkeepers you know and coaches always like having a spare pair on them when travelling to games.

With great grip, durability, and padding, these gloves offer up fantastic protection to the goalkeeper’s hands while also being comfortable and effective.

Playing in such a crucial position, all goalkeepers need to be able to trust their equipment and these soccer gloves will help them take their game to the next level.

14. Soccer Coaching Clipboard

Gift to: Coaches

Price: $12.99 - Amazon

Soccer Coaching Clipboard

Whether it's explaining tactics at halftime of a crucial match or drawing out training exercises for players to understand, this clipboard is super useful for all coaches to have.

If you’ve got a friend or family member who coaches a team, this soccer gift might just be the most useful present they receive.

15. Soccer IQ: Things that Smart Players Do

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $9.99 - Amazon

Soccer IQ

This book is a must-read for anyone wanting to further their soccer knowledge.

Written by Dan Blank, Soccer IQ teaches you how to improve your passing, control, movement, and a myriad of other things.

Coaches and players will both learn a lot from reading it and it will change the way you see and think about the game of soccer.

16. CoachDeck Soccer Drills

Gift to: Coaches

Price: $19.99 - Amazon

CoachDeck Soccer Drills

With fifty-two practice drills included in the pack, this set of cards is super useful for both coaches and players to have on hand.

The drills are easy to understand, loads of fun, and will help players improve their shooting, passing, dribbling, and defensive skills.

If you’re short on time or unsure what to focus on during training, these cards are a godsend for a little inspiration.

17. Football Manager 2019

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $57.20 - Steam

Football Manager 2019

Beware: This game is highly addictive.

If you buy it as a soccer gift for one of your loved ones, you may never see them again.

The game involves managing your own team to victory, deciding on the transfers, line-ups, and tactics throughout the match.

Anyone will learn a lot from playing this game.

18. Futebol: the Brazilian Way of Life by Alex Bellos

Gift to: Fans

Price: $8.67 - Amazon

Futebol

Alex Bellos' well-researched book is all about soccer is Brazil.

It’s a delight to read and takes you through the history of the beautiful game in the country that has defined the sport like no other.

Just mention Brazil to any soccer fan and images of Ronaldo, Pele, Ronaldinho, Romario, and more spring into mind. Their reels of tricks, flicks, and audacious skills bring smiles and joy to people around the world.

This wonderful read will show you how soccer permeates every aspect of Brazilian society from carnival and church to politics and people's daily lives.

19. DribbleUp Smart Soccer Ball

Gift to: Coaches and Players

Price: $89.99 - Amazon

DribbleUp Smart Soccer Ball

This is a fantastic gift for aspiring players and dedicated coaches.

The 'smart' soccer ball is accompanied by an app and helps players to improve their dribbling skills. The app even suggests new skills that players can incorporate into their game.

The system tracks how well a player handles the different dribbling drills and gives them a rating which is fantastic for getting immediate feedback.

It’s fun to use and will help any player improve their performance in no time at all.

20. Tornado Tournament 3000 Foosball Table

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $2,199 - Amazon

Tornado 3000 Foosball Table

While it is definitely on the pricey side, this Foosball table is one of the best out there and can be great fun for the whole family.

The Tornado is a quality product that will last a lifetime.

When playing foosball, you’ll never have to worry about being too enthusiastic and jogging the table when you take a shot. It plays very smoothly and the design is sleek and attractive.

If you've got money to spare, the Tornado Tournament 3000 Foosball Table is one of the best soccer gifts for any lover of our game.

21. Classic Match Foosball for iPad

Gift to: Fans

Price: $19.99 - Amazon

Classic Match Foosball

If the Tornado is a bit out of your price range then this foosball game is a lot cheaper, much more mobile, and still great fun.

With the controls docked to your iPad, you can have hours of endless fun playing against friends and there is even a highlight feature where can play back your most spectacular goals!

In addition to this, there’s a tournament feature and you can even customise your own team and revel in the cheers of the crowd when you score a goal.

22. 442 Magazine Subscription

Gift to: Coaches, Players, and Fans

Price: $52.60 - 442 Magazine

442 Magazine

For many soccer fans, 442 is similar to The Bible.

Anyone interested in the game would love a subscription to it.

With amazing interviews with players, managers, and people linked to the beautiful game, the magazine is full of interesting features and the tactical analysis that they do is brilliant.

With some of the most respected soccer writers in the game, 442 doesn’t disappoint.

Both coaches and players will benefit from reading it and you'll definitely learn loads of new things in each issue.

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