Tag Archive: Soccer

Jun 23 2015

TED Ed: Football physics: The “impossible” free kick

This episode of TED Educational feats the 1997 Brazilian football player Roberto Carlos who set up for a 35 meter free kick with no direct line to the goal. Carlos’s shot sent the ball flying wide of the players, but just before going out of bounds it hooked to the left and soared into the …

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Jun 12 2014

VideoFromSpace: Astronauts Perform ‘Bicycle’ Soccer Kick In Space

In anticipation of the World Cup, which the crew of the ISS will be watching, United States astronauts Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson and German astronaut Alexander Gerst show off their football moves in micro-gravity.  

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