A fabulous feint that can both trick and confuse your opponent, the elastico move is a great skill to have in your locker.
Used by such legendary players as Ronaldinho and Cristiano Ronaldo, the elastico can help you to throw a defender off balance, send them in the wrong direction, and give you enough time to power past them.
Primarily used by offensive players in the final third, the mesmerising move demands fantastic close control, quick footwork, and lots of patience and practice to get right.
So you can dazzle and amaze out on the pitch, here are six simple steps that’ll teach you how to master the elastico move.Continue reading
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