Academy - Footballizer - Page 4
What is Football?
Football (or soccer) is a sport in which two teams of 11 players attempt to move and put the ball into the opposing team's goal using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms.
Dribbling is the act of carrying the ball with your feet and avoiding defenders' attempts to intercept the ball.
A penalty kick is a way of beginning play in football in which a player is allowed to take a single shot on goal while the other team's goalkeeper is the only one defending it.
As a player attribute, reactions refers to a player's acting speed in response to situations that occur around them.
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.
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.
Short for Right-back. A right-back is a full-back defender who prefers to play with his right foot.
Short for Left-back. A left-back is a full-back defender who prefers to play with his left foot.
Short for Right Wing-back. A right wing-back is a wing-back defender who prefers to play with his or her right foot.
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.