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Must Watch: Kids learning soccer skills are going viral for their funny diving

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A video of kids at soccer practice is going viral for their hilarious antics making fun of the professionals that dive and diva when they get bumped.

 

A video of ten kids having fun at soccer practice is going viral because it makes you laugh out loud. They were filmed having so much fun while diving. According to wikipedia, diving is a tactic to get the upper hand on the opponant, to us it looks a little more like bad acting.

KFC recently created an advert poking fun at the idea of diving and more specifically, Neymar, it is so funy and currently trending globally. You can watch it here.

Diving is an attempt by a player to gain an unfair advantage by falling to the ground and possibly feigning an injury, to give the impression that a foul has been committed.

Dives are often used to exaggerate the amount of contact present in a challenge. Deciding on whether a player has dived is often very subjective, and one of the most controversial aspects of football discussion.

Players do this so they can receive free kicks or penalty kicks, which can provide scoring opportunities, or so the opposing player receives a yellow or red card, giving their own team an advantage. Diving is also known as simulation (the term used by FIFA), Schwalbe (German for swallow), and, in the U.S., flopping.

People have been really opinionated about teaching kids to dive at such a young age but the video was done to be funny. They also had a really great time playing around. You can hear their giggles and laughter echo around them.


Sources: Twitter / Wikipedia
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Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy. Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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