Scoring a goal is the ultimate objective in soccer, but the nature of the game makes it difficult and elusive. The rules are designed to keep games balanced, and defensive tactics make the most of them. The scoring records of players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are testament to the fact that incredible talent will always prevail, but all players can improve their chances of putting the ball into the net if they focus on the fundamentals.
The biggest trap for a player to avoid is being stranded in an offside position. Many defenses are Read the rest of this entry »