Best High School Soccer Players

Best High School Soccer Players

October 25, 2019

Since its inception in 1985, Player of the Year award recipients, in multiple branches of sport, has gone to win countless professional and college championships.  Previous recipients who have gone on to become household names include Abby Wambach, six-time US Soccer Athlete of the Year, and twice an Olympic gold medallist; American football star Peyton Manning; NBA’s Karl-Anthony Towns, and Derek Jeter, who plays Major League Baseball.

Each year a selection committee made up of sports journalists, and coaches, trainers and administrators choosing national winners from 12 different sports – boys’ and girls’ soccer; American football; girls’ volleyball; boys’ and girls’ basketball; baseball, softball, and boys’ and girls’ cross country and track and field. 
The 12 winners are then whittled down to one male and one female athlete, who then earn the accolade Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year. 
Awards are based not just of athletic excellence, but also high academic standards, and the demonstration of exceptional character on and off the pitch.

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The Best Female American Soccer Players

The Best Female American Soccer Players

October 24, 2019

While soccer is a growing sport in the United States, it continues to lag behind Europe and South America when it comes to the development of the game, and few American male soccer stars have yet to emerge.

With the women, though, it has been different, and the USA has established itself as the most international team of all, with four World Cups (including in France this year), four Olympic gold medals, and eight regional CONCACAF Championships to their name.

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Who are the best soccer players in the world currently?

Who are the best soccer players in the world currently?

October 24, 2019

One of the most debated topics in football is who the best players in the world are? Everybody will have their views and prejudices, formed in part by where they live, who they support, and who they have seen them play, either live or on television. 
There can be no definitive list. However, here are three suggestions for players that would, at least, make the shortlist for many.

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Famous Soccer Player Numbers

Famous Soccer Player Numbers

October 22, 2019

Numbered shirts were first worn in professional soccer by Arsenal and Sheffield Wednesday in 1928. At that time, the numbers 1 to 11 were assigned to starting players according to their position on the field, with substitutes, which were not allowed until 1965, given higher numbers. 

Fixed numbers given to each player, were first introduced during the 1954 World Cup. However, the practice of using 1 – 11 was not abandoned, in England at least, until the 1

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Rules of Soccer: A Quick Overview

Rules of Soccer: A Quick Overview

October 14, 2019

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Everything you need to know about Soccer Goals and Soccer Nets

Everything you need to know about Soccer Goals and Soccer Nets

September 13, 2019

Purchasing a soccer goal is not the easiest thing in the world. That’s because you will come across the need to pay attention to a few crucial factors so that you can end up with the best option available in the market. To make life easy for you, we thought of guiding how to select an appropriate soccer goal size to cater to your needs.

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The Greatest Soccer Goals In History

The Greatest Soccer Goals In History

September 13, 2019

Like any low scoring sport, goals are what win soccer matches. Everybody has their own criteria when it comes to defining what makes a great goal. For some it can be a moment of individual brilliance by a gifted player, whilst, for others, it is the aesthetic of a team move that inspires them.

The context of a soccer match also counts. Whilst a great goal scored in a regular league can be memorable in its own right, one scored in a vital cup game, or in a championship decider has more weight because of its significance.

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Where is soccer most popular?

Where is soccer most popular?

September 10, 2019

In a 2018 study, 43% of the world’s population identified themselves as soccer fans, while more than 250 million people play the game on a regular, organized basis. The so-called “beautiful game” is the world’s most popular sport and shows no signs of slowing down, as it begins to make its mark in markets which have traditionally been resistant to its attractions. 

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The Best Soccer Video Games

The Best Soccer Video Games

September 10, 2019

While soccer is loved and played by millions, it is a sad fact that few people are any good at it. Even the best amateur players will never get to experience the pleasure of pulling on the colors of their favorite team or winning a trophy in front of an adoring crowd.

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Training Techniques for Soccer Rebounders

Training Techniques for Soccer Rebounders

September 09, 2019

Rebounders have become a popular training option for those soccer players who do not have the chance to train with other people regularly, or who want to improve specific skills or techniques. They allow for intense practice sessions – no more time is spent chasing balls that have gone astray, so players can devote more time to improving the weaker parts of their game.

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Regulation Soccer Goal Sizes

Regulation Soccer Goal Sizes

September 09, 2019

It may come as a surprise to some to learn that soccer goals can vary in size and dimensions and that different soccer organizations have their own requirements when it comes to the goals used within their private leagues and age groups. Generally, goals used for youth or indoor soccer are not the same size as a standard soccer goal but are narrower and less tall.

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Soccer Ball Sizes

Soccer Ball Sizes

September 09, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, soccer balls come in different sizes; there are five standard sizes in all, ranging from 1 to 5. The reason for that is that international soccer federations around the world are concerned with youth development, and to make sure that the size of balls they use are appropriate to the age and state of physical maturity of those playing the game.

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