Goalkeeping Tips, Tidbits and Random Thoughts
An athlete talking to themsleves during competition is hardly a new phenomenon.... The talk does not have to be vocal. By merely thinking you are talking to yourself and sending a message.
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BigSoccer forum asking "who is the best goalkeeper in the world today?"
It's interesting to note that after more than 1600 responses, "other" appears to be leading by a nose over Buffon. I guess he poll is perhaps a bit out of date as it was originally posted in 2005, and there are up-and-coming keepers who have become established since then, but there is still a good bit of current discussion going on.
"Best" is, unfortunately, a misleading term, as well. Best what? Best shot-stopper? Best at organizing a defense? Most wins or success (which is dependent on the team in front of them)? I don't think anyone can be "best" at everything. Focus on making your strong points stronger, and minimizing your weaknesses. Not everything can be a strength.
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