The art of goalscoring is admired by many, from professional pundits to casual fans.
Simply put, rattling the back of the net is the most difficult skill in soccer.
There’s one significant caveat, however…
Not all goals are 30-yard screamers or overhead kicks.Continue reading
It’s interesting to wonder how chaotic soccer must have been all those years ago when the game first started.
Naturally, one would expect that it must have been quite disorganized and different from what it is today.
Modern soccer is a result of decades of fine-tuning and coming up with rules to make it better in various ways.Continue reading
Put simply, the term “double pivot” in soccer refers to a pair of holding midfielders in the team’s formation.
It is most commonly seen in a 4-2-3-1 but is also usable in other less-popular formations.
When used with the right players, the double-pivot usually gives the midfield a very strong base.Continue reading
Developing an effective soccer practice session plan goes beyond running the same drills over and over again.
Depending on the age group and skill level of your players, it is often necessary to adopt a more specialized approach.
This helps maximize every player’s individual potential.Continue reading
Key moments are what makes soccer games so exciting.
Moments when a player executes an outrageous skill or when a defender makes a last ditch goal-line clearance.
Instances where a playmaker threads a perfect through ball, or an attacker scores a brilliant goal – fans of the game absolutely love those.
One of these moments is when a player scores an “Olimpico” — one of the rarest types of goals seen in soccer.Continue reading