Free Kicks

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Curl (football) - Usage - Free Kicks
... Free kick takers often curl and put spin on the ball, to curl it over or around the wall of defending players, out of the reach of the goalkeeper ... Thus, the free kick taker has several choices, including either to curl the ball around the wall with finesse, to bend the ball around the wall using power, or to ...
Alessandro Del Piero - Career Statistics - Records
290 goals 186 goals in open play, 62 goals from penalties, 42 goals from free-kicks) Juventus All-Time Leading Scorer UEFA Champions League (44 goals) Juventus All-Time Leading Scorer UEFA ...
Michel Platini - Club Career - Nancy (1972–1979)
... most important player, scoring 17 goals, a number of which were scored from free-kicks, as was becoming Platini's specialty ... champions, were knocked out of the French Cup with two goals from Platini free-kicks ... Platini practised his free-kicks with the help of his friend, goalkeeper Moutier, and using a row of dummies to form a defensive wall of sorts ...
Federico Vilar - Free Kicks
... All the goals were scored from free kicks ... Another consideration, is that he actually does not take many of the free kicks for Atlante ... He also scored a goal by free kick against the Chilean champion Colo-Colo during an exhibition match ...
Soccer Strategy - Notable Examples - Free-kicks and Set-pieces
... Indirect free-kicks can throw a defence into confusion when taken quickly, or in unexpected directions ... A rapid, daring set-piece kick will often accomplish this unbalancing of defences ... Direct free-kicks are a key part of attacking in football, and can lead to many goals ...

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