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Rene Higuita – The Goalkeeper That Changed Football

Rene Higuita, born Jose Rene Higuita Zapata on the 27 August 1966 is known the world over for being one of the best goal keepers of the past generation, if not all time. So what is it the makes Rene so well known and appreciated? It is a fact that he clearly had some great goalkeeping skills (such as quick reactions, great handling, great positioning and concentration), but there is far more to Rene’s game then that, as we’ll soon discover.

6-a-Side Football Tactics

While most 6-a-side football games are generally won by the team with the highest fitness levels (because they can chase the ball more and track back into defense a lot quicker) and the team with the best football skills (since they can dribble round opponents better and pass the ball more sharply), tactics can play a huge part in determining the outcome. Improving your tactics is one of the best ways to upset the odds, and is the best way to improve your chances of winning if you’re the clear underdogs.

How to Play 6-a-Side Football

When most people talk about football, 99% of the time they are talking about the traditional 11-a-side version of the game that originated in England. Throughout the years, as other countries have become aware and equally obsessed with the sport other (minor) versions of the game have popped up, such as 5-a-side (where you play with only 5 players on each side) and the South American ‘Futsal’.

Asian Soccer

In the mid-1960s, the team of Burma won the regional title at the V Asian Games in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. Iran took silver medal, and Japan was third. Four years later, Burma won the silver medal in the Asian Games, behind South Korea.

South American Soccer

Soccer was introduced as an official sport in the First Pan American Games – Latin America’s largest multi-sports event– in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1951. The host country’s team won the Pan American title. They are the most successful squad in the men’s soccer event in the Pan American Games.

Football Fans – Why Do We Bother?

Despite the pampered players and the stupid money, it’s very hard not to love the game. Why is that? Could it be the roar of the crowd, the spectacle of the pitch under the floodlights? Or is it something to do with the ball and the onion bag?

North American Soccer

America accepted an invitation to play in the first global event in July 1930. At the FIFA World Championship in South America, the U.S. men’s football team surprised everyone by finishing fourth, behind Uruguay (host country), Argentina and, Yugoslavia (now Serbia). In the first round, they had defeated Paraguay 3-0. In Montevideo (Uruguay), the States was one of 13 nations to make its international debut.

Some Insights About the 2010 Soccer World Cup Teams

The 2010 Soccer World Cup is around the corner. Who are the favorite contenders?

Why Ronaldinho’s AC Milan Career is Back on Track?

Ronaldinho AC Milan Career has been a disaster to start with. His repeated failures with FC Barcelona resulted in him being dropped off the plans of new coach, Guardiola.

Football Draw Predication System – Ideal For Selections For Fixed Odds Betting Or the Pools Coupon

This unique method of draw selection is based on the sequence tables found in the sporting press. This football draw selection system will show you how to use the expert tipsters predictions to your advantage.

Europa League

The Old UEFA (The Union of European Football Associations) Cup it’s now called Europa League due to competition rebranding to attract bigger teams interest. Last edition of the old structure was the 2008-2009 season, won by romanian manager Mircea Lucescu with his ukrainean team Shaktar Donetsk.

Mens Soccer Shoes – How to Choose the Right Shoes

It requires great skills and coordination to master the game of soccer. The player must have good motor control and be able to have great control over their feet. There many tasks involved in the sport that are placed on the players feet including running with the ball, dribbling it with their feet, and running after the ball. Since there is so much emphasis placed on the feet it is important that soccer shoes are able to provide the player with comfort, flexibility, and durability. This is particularly true of professional mens soccer shoes.

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