“Obviously, when you’re kicking the ball, your foot is very much an important part of that.”
A former international player adding his in-depth technical knowledge to commentary on a Six Nations test match a couple of weeks ago.
I know I actually heard this, because I wrote it down as soon as I did.
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We can’t forget the foot.
I always found it helped, certainly.
I love it when commentators have nothing to say, but it doesn’t stop them from talking.
I think they must be paid by the word.
to give him his due, he was talking about the back foot, which is the more important in the kick
Agreed, although the specific context was the fact that the Welsh full-back Leigh Halfpenny had missed the previous match due to an infected toe. The picture was incidental, although it emphasised the point. There are many images online which illustrate the ‘missing foot’ technique (e.g. Dan Carter).
i’ve adjusted my bets accordingly. cheers.
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Now that’s deep. Hahaha!