Testing your fitness levels for soccer
Mar25

Testing your fitness levels for soccer

Soccer players are complete athletes. To maintain peak performance throughout an entire 90-minute game, soccer players work on every aspect of their physical capacity. The training covers endurance, speed, agility, strength, and flexibility. Here is a quick look at some of the targets for each aspect of fitness: Endurance The primary requirement for endurance is a good aerobic base. However, since a soccer players transitions from a...

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The beginner’s guide to the La Liga
Feb26

The beginner’s guide to the La Liga

The La Liga, Spanish soccer’s top league, is the home of vibrant and colorful soccer. It is also the home of the two best soccer players of their generation: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Since its founding in 1929 Spanish teams battle it out for the championship with the flair that only Spanish soccer can bring to the sport. For better or for worse, the league is known for the rivalry between its two top clubs, Real Madrid and...

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Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired
Jan29

Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired

One of, if not the best ways to honor a player is to permanently retire that player’s jersey number at their club. When you retire that number, you honor his contribution to the club, and to the game. When a club retires a number, you will never see that number of the field again, unless there is a request from the player himself. Here are some of the top players in the world who should have the honor of taking their number with them...

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Neymar set for shock return to Barcelona
Nov28

Neymar set for shock return to Barcelona

It has only been a few months since Neymar Jr’s transfer to Paris St. Germaine. The world record (and controversial) transfer started off well, with Neymar instrumental in back-to-back victories for the French club. However, there are rumors of a possible departure from the club. The first point of contention for Neymar is his relationship with some of his teammates. Much like his relationship with the club, Neymar started off well...

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The most important equipment you will need for soccer

Beginner soccer players will need proper soccer equipment to play safely and properly at practice and games. Here is a list of the core equipment list every player will need: Uniform All players will need practice and match uniforms. Usually, for team level practice, the school will provide the uniforms. Often, you will only need to buy practice uniforms. The team will provide guidance on color and other requirements for youth soccer...

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