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A midfield play-maker positioned high up the pitch
To loft the ball over your head, from behind, using both feet
A chipped penalty kick, as opposed to a placed or blasted one, named for the player who popularised it
An Italian game-plan of highly-organised defending
The choreographed and colour-coordinated fans of a particular club
The much-criticized West Germany v Austria 1982 World Cup 1st round match
Die-hard fanatics who pride themselves on their loyalty to their club, but often have extreme politics
The prize for the top goal-scorer in the Spanish first division
To feign kicking the ball before dragging it behind you, named for the player who invented it
An annual prize given to the player voted the best in the world
The notorious Chile v Italy 1962 World Cup 1st round match
German term for a goalkeeper who specializes in saving penalty kicks
Juggling the ball once on each foot, knee, shoulder, then the head, named for the trick's progenitor
A centre-forward who regularly and surreptitiously drops back to midfield
A revolutionary Dutch tactic of fluid player positioning
France's inspirational midfield diamond of the 1980s
To spin 360° while in possession of the ball, made famous by Zinédine Zidane among others
The feisty Portugal v Holland 2006 World Cup round-of-16 match
A type of steep terrace found in many stadia, named for a Boer War battlesite
Brazil's World Cup-winning forward line of the early 2000s
Maintaining possession through long sequences of short passes
A central defender with dribbling and passing responsibilities
The West Germany v Hungary 1954 World Cup final
To kick the ball wrapping the kicking leg behind the standing leg
Hungary's acclaimed 'Golden Team' of the 1950s
The name given to the top goal-scorer in the Italian first division
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