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side-foot

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Definition of side-foot in English:

verb

[with object]
Kick (a ball) with the inside of the foot, especially in soccer: he was on hand to side-foot it past the goalkeeper
More example sentences
  • Cooper then side-footed the ball past Thornley from the penalty spot to give Prescot the lead.
  • When the ball was swept out of defence, the ubiquitous Kabba was on hand to hare away from Jaime Peters and Naylor, side-footing the ball past the advancing Price.
  • Fellow Frenchman Patrick Vieira made 2-1 in the 66th, running from midfield to side-foot the ball into the net.

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