Unlike most sports, Soccer requires the least equipment. Sometimes, all you need is a good pair of soccer shoes and you are good to go. The best thing to do when playing soccer is to keep your soccer equipment as light as possible for more fluid movements and comfort to help you last the whole 90-minute game. Here, you will learn the basics of men and women’s soccer equipment from head to toe.
Select jerseys that fits loosely and comfortably, it should be made of lightweight synthetic fabrics to keep you dry. For shorts, the only thing that you have to bear in mind is that shorts should not fall below the knee. Again, choose something that is comfortable to wear. Soccer players use socks with thick cotton or those that are made of synthetic fabric that is long enough to cover your shins and reach your knees. In soccer, shin guards are very important as players are prone to getting kicked in the shin. Cleats are specialized soccer shoes that have spikes at the bottom for better traction in both wet and dry areas. For goalkeepers, a pair of gloves is required. Proper headgear is also recommended to avoid injuries.