Shooting (association football)

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Steven Gerrard shooting for Liverpool.
Niclas Jensen shoots for goal in a match for F.C. Copenhagen against FC Vestsjælland.

Shooting is easily the most common way for goals to be scored. It is done using the feet; using the head, i.e. heading the ball, is the second most common way in which goals are scored.[1]

Types of shots

See also


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