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
You must have heard the word “cap” used many times in international soccer.
Even without explanation, context provides some meaning to the word.
This is why, even for the most seasoned soccer fans, it can be hard to give a proper definition of the word.Continue reading
In sports, a clean sheet refers to a game where a team prevents the opponent from scoring any goals or points.
In the same way, the team that prevents the other from scoring a goal in soccer keeps the clean sheet.
That term varies a bit in American culture where it is sometimes referred to as a “shutout” instead.Continue reading
Each sport has a set of terminology for you to get used to and this is also true of soccer. Whether you’re watching soccer on the TV, taking part in a training session, or reading all of the latest news, there are many soccer terms you must become familiar with. Here is a (big) list of some […]Continue reading