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Soccer training – Tricks - Maradona - Genius and Lunacy

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Soccer drill procedure

To some this trick will be known under a different name. We are of the opinion that Maradona was first to apply it, hence it bears his name. In the end, it does not really matter how this trick is called; it is fantastic and simpler than it looks.


The way the feint works is described clearly in the animation.


- Always train using both legs!
- Practice the trick with a passive defender

Soccer coach tips

- Correct errors individually!
- Conspicuous change of direction
- Start in slow-motion

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 1
Maximum group size: -
Materials required: One ball per player

Information: There are already more than 1,000 animations online at, as well as plenty of interesting articles by very well-known soccer experts.

If you don’t want to wait for the translations, you can take a look at The animations often speak for themselves.

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