After months of anticipating, the 2018 World Cup Kits are finally here! Sportswear giants such as Adidas have recently unveiled their designs for 2018’s finest soccer teams around the world. And the theme for this year is archival designs: taking inspiration from past jerseys worn by players during their country’s pivotal moment in soccer history.
by Michael Vincent CubillasApril 17, 20183 min read
You’ve probably heard the lines before: “the shoes don’t make the player, the player makes the shoe.” But while it’s true that a special shoe won’t make up for skills that aren’t there yet, if you’re serious about soccer, you still need to consider the cleats you’re buying.
Soccer is a sport that every kid should experience during their lifetime, and starting them young is always a good idea. Starting kids young also means that you shouldn’t focus too much on the skills but rather focus on them having fun while playing the beautiful game. These 5 easy drills are perfect so your kids can have fun and also learn the fundamentals of soccer.
The Gold Cup is getting ready to start and the question always is who will take it this year, Mexico or the USA? Since the beginning of this tournament it has only been dominated by these two teams. These two teams have won a combined 12 out of the 13 tournaments. The only team that was able to break the dominance of USA and Mexico was Canada back in 2000 when they ended up winning the whole thing
VAR is a video assistant referee that is intended to help the referee make close or controversial calls that could affect the game. VAR is currently being tested during The Confederation Cup 2017 in Russia and is raising a few eyebrows. VAR is similar to what the NFL uses with their review plays, but there are a few differences in soccer. Coaches can’t challenge a play, so everything is up to the referee to see if they want to review the play or not.
The Confederation Cup 2017 starts on Saturday, June 17, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. With 8 teams participating in this tournament, there are three that stand out to be the favorite to raise the trophy:
Adidas just came out with their new line of soccer cleats, Nemeziz. They also released the Nemeziz Tango, which is the everyday use shoe version of the soccer cleats. The Nemeziz features new innovations from Adidas. The design is specific for the “agile creators”, i.e. the people that like playing with the ball close to their feet.