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How to Curl a Free Kick

By February 15, 2012

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There are few more satisfying sights in soccer than watching your free kick curl beyond the goalkeeper into the top corner.

Set pieces can decide games and a specialist free kick taker can be invaluable to a team.

Learning to take a free kick that bypasses the wall and has enough whip and bend to beat the goalkeeper is not easy. It takes many hours on the training ground to hone such a skill.

Check out this step-by-step guide on how to take a direct curling free kick.

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