Weekly Football Phrase – Mazy run
This week, Barcelona defeated Manchester City in the Champions League knock out stage. One of the key players in their performance was Lionel Messi, the Argentinian creative forward. A signature of Messi’s play is his excellent ball control, which gives him the ability to run with the ball and go past defenders. To dribble means to run with the ball and beat players, but you can also describe a long dribble as a mazy run. Mazy is an adjective meaning confused or complex, so a mazy run is an extremely skillful run with the ball that confuses the opposition players and allows the player with the ball to go past them. You can also combine mazy with dribble and say, a mazy dribble. A mazy run.
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