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The Perfect Strike

The Perfect Strike

The belated Euro 2020 tournament is finally upon us and throughout the UK and Europe and in many a house, back garden and good old British pub, football will take precedent over the next 4 weeks.

Some 50 million plus viewers are expected to tune in across the UK alone and it is these types of major tournaments that bring families, friends, Mums, Dads, Uncles, Aunties, Grandads, Grandmas, and many generations of children all together in a rollercoaster of emotion. 

So, what is it that drives this multinational phenomenon? Goals - Yes, that simple... Goals 

That is the fine line between success and failure, the finest of margins over hours of battle, goals. So, what is the perfect goal and more importantly what is the perfect strike?

The Data - Shot Placement
5654 shots on goal at FA Premier League level were recently analysed by leading sports scientists and the following results are evident.

From 15 yards the percentage of goals scored from shots placed in the highlighted zones ranges between 61% and 64%. On average with an equivalent shot placement skill over these zones more than 6 in 10 of your shots will result in a goal.

This is a strike rate in the region of the shooting accuracy and goalscoring records of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Robert Lewandowski.

Most certainly superstar performance well worth considering and something you can bring to your back garden with the sensible soccer / samba sports exclusive Euro 2020 bundle.

View the bundle here, priced at only £178.99 and entry into an exclusive bundle only customer draw for an Official Adidas Euro 2020 Unifora Match Ball (worth £120.00).

Great fun, all ages of children can engage in and the very nature of the challenge presented is implicitly developmental in itself.

The package will work technique, timing, pace, trajectory, visual field, strike variation, concentration and player decision making like no other target net in the marketplace. Let the game be the teacher, let the child work it our and develop themselves.

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