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It turns out that the beautiful game isn’t always that good looking. Football or soccer creates some visually stunning moments, whether it’s Argentina’s 25 pass goal against Serbia, my 35-yard strike, the time Pele thought he had scored against Gordon Banks, or quite simply, David Beckham. But that’s not always the case. There’s still racism...
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Title: The Perfect Penalty Kick Artist: Daniel Incandela Materials: Steel goal, netting, 309 leather soccer balls Over the years, penalty kicks have provided the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Nations have cried with despair or joy as their teams have hoisted trophies as a result of one penalty kick, one miss, or...
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I played forward in soccer. I scored plenty of goals – tap-ins, PK’s, headers, volleys, lucky, brilliant, mediocre and one unforgettable one. This is the story of that unforgettable goal, written by my teammate and very good friend 8 years ago. I saved it for a reason.We’re still friends for a reason. Let me summarize....
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As an Englishman, discussing penalty kicks invariably ends in tears. We’re talking about soccer or football here, where one player stands 12 yards from goal and tries to place it past a goalkeeper. The odds are in the penalty takers favor. Unless you are English. Check out this Wall Street Journal article if you are...
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