How To: Do the Matthews soccer technique

Do the Matthews soccer technique

Fads come and go, but classic and effective soccer tricks never go out of fashion. Created over fifty years ago by English legend Stanley Matthews, the Matthews is a technique also known as 'dropping the shoulder.' The move keeps the ball spinning inside your own jurisdiction, making it a hard task for a defender to steal the ball away.

Facing an opponent you touch the ball in one direction with your instep before flicking it the other way with the outside of the boot - all in one fluid move.

Do the Matthews soccer technique

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