Dribbling is one of the best ways to beat your man, and Leicester and England wonderkid Demarai Gray is a top talent at busting out mazy runs with the ball!
Here’s an epic ball mastery skill to help you become a demon dribbler like him!
MATCH ACADEMY TIP!
Have soft knees and keep your body over the top of the ball for balance. Sneak a look in front and to the side as you move forward with the ball to see opponents, team-mates and space. Try challenging yourself, too – count how many touches you can make in ten seconds and try to beat your score each time!
BALL MASTERY – DRIBBLE CUTS
- Tap the ball with the outside of your right foot, then cut the ball back with the inside of the same foot.
- Tap the ball with the outside of your left foot, then cut the ball back with the inside of the same foot.
- Repeat the sequence, start slowly then gradually build up speed.