Upper body strength is required for shielding the ball, holding off opponents, throw-ins and also contributes to overall power and explosiveness.
With soccer being one of the most widely played sports in the world, it's reputation as an active and fun sport is well documented. Along with being entertaining to watch and to play, soccer provides an abundance of health benefits, both physical and mental.
Here are the top 10 health benefits of soccer:
INCREASES AEROBIC CAPACITY
Running - at any intensity - for 90 minutes requires a high level of stamina.