• Robert M. Conenello


Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is easy to learn, relatively safe, can be played by those of all athletic abilities, and offers equal opportunities for boys and girls.


Soccer cleats Football boot 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Orangetown PodiatryOrangeburgUSA

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