Cross (football)

Cross (football)

In football, a cross is a delivery of a ball from either side of the field across to the front of the goal by applying various kicking techniques. A cross is there to provide a goal-scoring opportunity. Crosses are generally airborne but a ball along the ground from a crossing position may be a low cross or a pass.

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Cross (football) - History
... It is apparent that there is a stark lack of high-quality crossers coming through in modern football ... "Modern wingers," currently coming through, such as Theo Walcott and Sebastian Giovinco, are far more similar to the typical quick striker, and are molded into this position by their coaches ...

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