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Football Equipment and History






Spherical and made of leather or another suitable material.

Goalkeeper Gloves

Help in the handling of the ball.


Consists of two upright posts joined at the top by a horizontal crossbar (2.44m by 7.32m – 8yds by 8ft). The goal is placed on the centre of each goal line.

Shin Guards

Protection pour les tibias des joueurs. Les protège-tibias font partie de l'équipement obligatoire des joueurs et doivent être entièrement recouverts par les chaussettes.


Shirts, shorts and socks are worn in the team colours. Each goalkeeper wears colours that distinguish him from the other players, the referee and the assistant referees.

Soccer Boots

Soccer boots may have studs or cleats across the sole.