The Pull Spin

THE PULL SPIN

The Pull Spin’s one of the most famous skills in footy – it’s also known as The Maradona, Marseille Turn, Roulette, 360 and Double Drag-Back! Man. United hero Paul Pogba does it all the time to keep possession and shield the ball!

USE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PITCH!

This 1 v 1 move is ace for using in the middle of the pitch when you’re travelling with the ball looking to create space to run or pass. That’s why it’s perfect for Pog – it helps him boss the midfield and be mega creative! Check it out below!

BALL MASTERY – FANCY TOE TAPPING

 

  1. Tap the top of the ball with the sole of your left foot, then tap the top of the ball with the sole of your right foot.

  2.  Now bring your right foot to the left side of the ball and reach behind your standing leg with your left foot and tap the ball.

  3. Repeat the above actions continuously, working both feet equally.

MIRROR MOVE 1 – THE PULL SPIN

  1. Running forward, put your right foot on the ball, then turn anti-clockwise.

  2. As you turn your back on the ball, use your left foot to drag the ball back behind you.

  3. Complete your 360-degree turn and sprint away in the original direction!

MIRROR MOVE 2 – THE HALF PULL SPIN

  1. Running forward, put your right foot on the ball, then turn anti-clockwise.

  2. As you turn your back on the ball, drag the ball back with your left foot then stop it with your left foot.

  3. This time you only turn 180 degrees, now move forward with the ball in the direction you originally came from!