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

6 Interesting Goal Celebration Gestures In Soccer

Soccer celebration

Goal celebrations in soccer are some of the wildest ones in the sports world. If you’ve watched a few soccer celebrations, you already know what I am talking about. Some of these celebrations are generic celebrations that are used by many soccer players to simply express their excitement (the knee slide celebration for example), while … Read more

Why Do Soccer Players Cut Their Socks?

Soccer socks

Every now and then, soccer players, and athletes from other sports too, try to come up with new ideas and concepts that they think might improve their performance in the sports that they participate in. For example, some Football players and Baseball players in the United States wear eye blacks believing that it reduces the … Read more

Do Soccer Players Wear Eye Black?

Football player with eye black

If you come from America, then you have most probably seen some athletes with black stripes under their eyes (aka eye black). These athletes are usually either American football players, or baseball players.  But what about soccer players? Have you ever seen a soccer player use eye blacks during a game? That’s very unlikely, because … Read more

Are Soccer Cleats Metal?

Soccer cleats

Using the right cleat during a soccer game is crucial when it comes to the performances of the players. A slippery cleat for example can severely affect a player’s performance. With that in mind, a soccer cleat should give the player a very good grip when they are moving on the field, and it turns … Read more

How Long Does A Soccer Ball Last?

Very old soccer ball

Having a soccer ball that lasts forever is something that we all wish for. However, almost everything has an expiry date, and a soccer ball is no exception. There will come a day when your soccer ball is no longer usable, but the question is, when exactly is that going to happen? Or in other … Read more