Olivier Giroud: How to create and conquer

Protect with your body
“Physical strength is very important. Figure out whether or not you have somebody behind you and get your body in the right position to hold off the defender and control the ball. The more you practise this the better you’ll get to know how to play using your body. However, your control of the ball is the most important thing. With a good touch you can slow the game down. Don’t ignore the hard work you need to do in front of goal as well. The more shots you take, the more goals you will score.”

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