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Eric Cantona has thrown his hat into the ring to become England’s next manager after Roy Hodgson resigned.

Eric Cantona

The Manchester United legend, Eric Cantona has announced his candidacy where he promises to never criticise Wayne Rooney (unless he moves clubs), to stop Harry Kane taking set-pieces and to end the curse of the England goalkeeper.

He also promised to hire Peter Schmeichel as his assistant manager and to have Sir Alex Ferguson as a special advisor.

‘That is why today, the self-appointed Commissioner of Football declares his candidacy,’ he told Eurosport.

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Becoming Zlatan – Den unge Zlatan

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Den unge Zlatan (2015)

“Becoming Zlatan” are the decisive years of Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimović, told through rare archive footage in which a young Zlatan speaks openly about his life and challenges. The film closely follows him, from his debut with the Malmö FF team in 1999 through his conflict-ridden years with Ajax Amsterdam, and up to his final breakthrough with Juventus in 2005.

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One of the most important tactics in the sport of soccer is passing. Precision passing takes years of practice and thousands of attempts to get it right. There are many ways to pass a ball and like billiards and golf, there are certain spins you can put on a soccer ball for ultimate control.

Here is an accurate 25 yard pass. Not only is it a 25 yard pass, but its a “BackSpin Pass”. The BackPass controls the ball & puts it where its meant to land. This is important when you need to give it to your player so they can have maximum control after they receive the ball.

When a ball is kicked, the foot is on the ball for 16milliseconds. This doesn’t give you much time to adjust the foot, this has to be a decision made within less than 1.1 seconds as your brain processes that this is the pass you want to make.
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