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Vision Explained

Vision Explained

As an ability attribute, vision determines a footballer's awareness about his teammates' positioning, for passing the ball to them and performing the tactical strategies on the field.


CB

CB

Short for Centre-back. A centre-back is a defender who plays in front of the goal and is responsible for preventing opposing players from scoring.


RB

RB

Short for Right-back. A right-back is a full-back defender who prefers to play with his right foot.


LB

LB

Short for Left-back. A left-back is a full-back defender who prefers to play with his left foot.


RWB

RWB

Short for Right Wing-back. A right wing-back is a wing-back defender who prefers to play with his or her right foot.


LWB

LWB

Short for Left Wing-back. A left Wing-back is a wing-back defender who prefers to play on the left side of the field.


CM

CM

Short for Central Midfielder. A central midfielder, often known as a centre midfielder (CM), is a midfielder whose job is to play equally in attack and defence while dominating play in the middle of the pitch.


CDM

CDM

Short for Central Defensive Midfielder. A central defensive midfielder is a centre midfielder who is primarily responsible for defending the goal of their side. CDM players may assist their team's defenders in front of the defence or man mark individual opposition attackers.


CAM

CAM

Short for A Central Attacking Midfielder. A central attacking midfielder is a central midfielder who plays predominantly on the offensive side of the field, usually in an advanced midfield position between central midfield and the team's forwards.


RM

RM

Short for Right Midfielder. A right midfielder is a wide midfielder who plays a role that is balanced between attack and defence, similar to that of a central midfielder, but on the right side of the pitch and closer to the touchlines.