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Good feet

When a player shows good technique or skill with the ball we say that he or she has ‘good feet‘. In particular, you will hear this phrase when a player uses speed or skill to evade another player’s challenge or to get away from a difficult situation – the player showed good feet before setting up a new attack. If a player is described as having good feet it means they are skillfull; they can get past an opposition player easily.

  • Example: If a player is described as having good feet he or she has good skill or technique



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