How to Speak Soccer

How to Speak Soccer

From Assist to Woodwork : An Illustrated Guide to Pitch-perfect Jargon

Book - 2017
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Soccer, the world's most popular sport, has a growing fan base with millions of enthusiasts. Whether you're a newcomer to this exciting sport or a longtime fan, in How to Speak Soccer authors Sally Cook and Ross MacDonald share the definitions to over 150 terms, plus a range of amusing trivia. Learn about the history of the World Cup, where red and yellow cards come from, and much more!

-Diving Header: When a player dives horizontally to head a ball at knee-height
-Rainbow Kick: A trick kick that is done by flicking the ball with the back of the heel and over one's head. It is usually employed to avoid a sliding tackle.
- Rocket: A shot that is struck with immense power.

Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250072016
1250072018
Branch Call Number: Ju 796.334 Coo
Additional Contributors: MacDonald, Ross 1957-- Illustrator

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