How To: Do the Cruyuff turn soccer move to eliminate opponents

Do the Cruyuff turn soccer move to eliminate opponents

In the 1970s, Dutch legend Johan Cruyff invented a soccer trick called the Cruyuff turn, which tricks the defender into thinking you're about to pass or cross the ball. Instead of doing either, you drag the ball behind you to keep dribbling towards your destination. Successful football skills are all about how you can trick your opponent with footwork and body gestures, so get moving with this effective soccer trick!

To do: Shape as if to pass or cross but instead drag the ball behind your standing leg with the inside of your foot, turn and then you are away.

Do the Cruyuff turn soccer move to eliminate opponents

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