Why Do Goalkeepers Wear Green?

Goalkeeper wearing green

When it comes to the goalkeeper’s uniforms in soccer, one of the first things that you might notice is the fact that they wear jerseys that are different in color than the jerseys of their teammates. You might also notice as you watch more and more soccer games that the green color is a common … Read more

Do Futsal Goalkeepers Wear Gloves?

futsal goalkeeper with no gloves

If you come from a soccer background, then there are certain initial assumptions that you might have about futsal that might not necessarily be true. In general, one of these assumptions includes the goalkeeper’s gloves. It’s true that futsal is very similar to soccer. But even though you can think of futsal as a “soccer … Read more

Why Do Soccer Goalies Wear Gloves?

goalkeeper with gloves

Professional soccer goalkeepers are usually associated with large gloves. However, this has not always been the case. There was a time when no soccer goalkeeper wore a glove during a soccer game. Yes, Goalkeepers used to play with their bare hands during the early days of soccer. But the transition to wearing gloves was made … Read more

Popular Soccer Jersey Numbers

Like many other popular team sports around the world, the soccer rules require that each player on a soccer team has their own unique number that identifies them on the field. While these numbers are generally only needed to make the referee’s life easier on the field (they make identifying players easier), some of them … Read more

How To Wear A Soccer Jersey Fashionably

Soccer fans wearing jerseys fashionably

Soccer jerseys aren’t exclusive to the players. As a soccer fan, you might want to wear your favorite team’s jersey too. However, you have the freedom to wear the jersey however you wish, unlike the soccer players who have limited options due to the laws of the game. While the idea of having a lot … Read more

Should Soccer Jerseys Be Tight?

Soccer players wearing jerseys

If you are a hard core soccer fan,  then it is safe to assume that buying the jersey of your favorite soccer team is usually on top of your priorities list. Some soccer fans literally buy their favorite team’s jersey every single year. Whether you are one of these people, or you’re just a soccer … Read more

What Is A Soccer Field Called?

Soccer player on a field

One of the most exciting aspects about soccer is the fact that it is an international game that is played in most countries around the world instead of being a game that is limited to certain geographical locations. However, the huge influence of the soccer game that spans the entire world introduces a small conflict … Read more

Why Are Soccer Fields Striped?

Soccer field with stripes

There is no doubt that the striped green grass of a soccer field can be much more impressive than a single green grass color. However, a question has haunted me for years in my early days as a soccer fan, and that was whether or not the striped grass had any purposes other than just … Read more

Soccer Goalie Box Rules

Goalkeeper blocking a ball

Goalkeepers in soccer are unique for different reasons. They wear a different color than their team’s color, they wear extra protective equipment, and they have extra privileges inside the penalty box. However, these privileges disappear the moment the goalkeeper leaves the penalty box. You may ask, what box exactly? What are the privileges exactly? And … Read more

Everything About The Goal Area In Soccer

Soccer game

You can ask any soccer fan about what the penalty area in soccer is used for, and they will most probably give you your answer, but when it comes to the goal area (aka the goal box, aka the 6-yard box) they might not always have the full answer for you. So, if you’re here … Read more