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The early history of football in New Zealand

Football is the most popular team sport in the world and the most widely watched. In 2018, the FIFA World Cup, held once every four years, was viewed by 3.572 billion people across the world. This popularity holds true, not only for a global audience but for native New Zealanders too. While football may have begun in England, its popularity quickly spread across the globe. This means that, today, it transcends nations and borders, with teams hailing from every country imaginable.…
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Three fascinating facts about the bicycle kick

The bicycle kick, also known as an overhead kick or scissors kick is considered among the most athletic, spectacular manoeuvres that it is possible to execute on the football field, and while it has probably been responsible for more air shots than any other strike, a sweetly struck overhead is often a thing of beauty – especially when it hits the back of the net! Unbeknownst to some, the bicycle kick is as fascinating as it is spectacular, and in…
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