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Superstars at work
Summary: Soccer is not just about balls and goals. It's about moves.
Soccer is not just about balls and goals. It's about moves. Soccer moves consists of ball handling, off ball maneuvers, tackling, heading, passing and shooting. And on the pitch, the soccer moves is what defines the superstar among the others.
Ronaldo has been nicknamed "The Phenomenon' which is fitting since his brilliant soccer moves are only paralleled by a few. No one, even the most celebrated defenders, will have an easy time marking him. Exceptionally agile but impossible strong Ronaldo has the uncanny ability to dribble past a tight throng of defenders. If you want to check out how superstars do their soccer moves, then you should definitely check out Ronaldo.
The Phenomenon at work:
Do you notice how, with slight foot maneuvers, Ronaldo controlled the ball effortlessly even when facing against a couple of defenders?
Zidane has the gift most players lack: long spindly legs and cool game assessing. He has long since capitalized on these gifts well, his soccer moves are so refined that he is the game's finest ball handler and top playmaker. Elegant dribbling, accurate passing and good vision, no one can rival Zidane's midfield soccer moves since Bobby Charlton and Luigi Platini. Well maybe Ronaldinho can, who also earned his right as one of the greatest footballers of all time. I'm a bit undecided so you better be the judge. Check out this video on how these two greats do their soccer moves.
Zidane or Ronaldinho?
Ronaldinho really possess an outstanding affinity with the ball. His ability to juggle the ball is also phenomenal.
These players are born with natural flair for a soccer ball. They maneuver it with so much ease that for the common people it is simply wizardry. But what about the deviant? Or the unanticipated? Numerous priceless moments are made with the unlooked-for tricks. Watch this segment on Thierry Henry's trick pass. Totally owns.
Thierry Henry's Trick Pass
Too bad Henry's teammate never capitalized on the trick. Or are only we (the audiences) are tricked? Did I say soccer is not just about balls, goals, and men's gut? Yes, its not. It's also about tackles. Nice and fair tackles, not those that injure opponents. Like this one:
Hey, even individuals outside the game do their own tackles. Check this out:
Perhaps no other individual can emulate these soccer moves specialist. Not only they revolutionized the beautiful game, they make it much more exciting. I've mention quite a few but in actuality, dozens of really fine players have come and go. And I know a two immortalized for being the best soccer move specialist. Zidane, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Henry, sometime during their lives these great soccer players at one point may have marveled at how Pelé and Maradona made an impact to their games during their reign. We'll never know if the succeeding crop of players have exceeded these old magicians but one thing we know: They are kings of soccer moves.