Famous footballers with their signature moves
Messi is known for his body feint move. He can do the trick easily during motion and with a stationary ball. Body feint is the most basic yet effective move in football. Messi would pretend to move with a subtle body feint in one direction and actually move in the opposite direction. Check out how he does it in this short clip:
Ronaldo is known for being fast on the field. He will leap over the ball with his dribbling foot before chopping it back to change direction. He normally executes it with perfection inside the penalty box and shoot a goal leaving other players feeling suicidal. Many have tried to replicate this move but failed miserably.
Iniesta’s famous move is known as La Croqueta. To do La Croqueta, the player will have to play the ball across his/her body with the inside of one foot and then play it forward with the other foot. Can you replicate Iniesta’s signature move?
Neymar is a skillful player but one move that he constantly uses in his game is the backheel control. He made it look fairly easy. Words won’t do justice to his skill so let’s just check out this clip:
Just last year, Ronaldinho announced his retirement but we still can’t master his signature move, the elastico. It is a dribbling move used to manipulate the defender into believing that the player will move in a direction that he doesn’t intend to move in. Check out the elastico move: