Soccer cheers, songs or chants are usually specialized according to the team the fans support. However, there are some that are used by many different sets of fans with some degree of customization. Some examples of these include "Glory Glory" and "Ole, Ole, Ole."Know More
In the "Glory Glory" chant, the words are said before the team name and set to the tune of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Some teams that use this chant are Tottenham Hotspur, Leeds United and Manchester United. "Ole, Ole, Ole" is a simple chant that repeats the same sound. Its origins are Spanish, but it is used internationally.
Other chants are particular to one team. For example, supporters of the Uruguayan national team sing "Soy Celeste, Soy Celeste, Celeste Soy Yo," and England fans sing "Who Are Ya?"Learn More
The captain of the Argentina national football team as of September 2014 is Lionel Messi. Messi was named the captain in August 2011 soon after Alejandro Sabella took over as head coach, and he was the captain of the Argentine team during the 2014 World Cup.Full Answer >
FIFA, the international body of soccer, dictates that fields must be 100 to 130 yards long by 50 to 100 yards wide. FIFA adopted the large range to satisfy different nations' preferred styles of play.Full Answer >
The top paid South African soccer players in the league as of Sept. 2014 include Teko Modise of Sundowns, Siphiwe Tshabalala of Kaizer Chiefs, Itumeleng Khune of Kaizer Chiefs, Elias Pelembe of Sundowns and Anthony Laffor of Sundowns. The highest paid footballer in any league is not a South African soccer player, but a Portuguese player named Cristiano Ronaldo (of Real Madrid) who earns approximately R266 million a year.Full Answer >
Custom soccer cleats are shoes worn to play the game of soccer that have been personalized or customized in some way. Custom cleats may display a player's name or number, or an entire team may choose to customize its footwear with a logo or flag.Full Answer >