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Soccer is a competitive sport usually played between two teams of 11 players with a spherical ball. The object of the game is to kick the ball into the opposing team's goal. Participants are not allowed to use their hands to touch the ball with the exception of throwing the ball back into play after it goes out of bounds.

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butter finger

Sports; Soccer

The term was created when a french goalie Fabian Barthez was a player. It means a goalkeeper is unreliable and makes easy errors that causes an opponent team to score with ease.

Feyenoord

Sports; Soccer

Professional football club from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Winner of 14 Dutch championships, 11 Dutch cups, the 1970 European Cup, the 1970 Club World Cup, as well as two UEFA Cups in 1974 and 2002. ...

tiki-taka

Sports; Soccer

Style of play in soccer, commonly associated with Barcelona, characterized by short, quick passing and high levels of possession. It is often seen as an upgraded version of Johan Cruyff's "Total ...

panna

Sports; Soccer

The act of playing the ball between the opponent's legs, and remaining in possession afterwards. The British term for the move is a 'nutmeg' but panna is more widely used around the globe.

elastico

Sports; Soccer

Soccer dribbling move whereby, with the use of the outside of one foot, the ball is first moved outwards and then snapped inwards with the inside of the foot. Key move of Ronaldinho.

akka

Sports; Soccer

Soccer dribbling move and variation to the elastico dribbling move. The only difference is that the akka is performed slightly above the ground, whereas the elastico is a ground move.

UEFA Champions League

Sports; Soccer

Widely considered the most prestigious football competition in the world, the UEFA Champions League draws the strongest teams from each of Europe’s top leagues to compete for European dominance. The ...

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