Since football is one of the popular sports in Singapore, children tend to be easily influenced by their favourite football player and are inspired to play the game as well. Keep the children safe from all the physical wars of the game may induce by gearing them up with the right football gears.
Cleats – Despite of what position you’re playing in the team, you’ll need to wear a pair of cleats. Cleats are special type of shoes that has spikes beneath them to prevent the player from slipping and falling. Cleats help limit the pain you’ll feel in your feet and prevent unnecessary injuries from happening.
Shin Guards – This is the most important football gear every player should have. Shin guards are used to protect the shins from getting hit with a ball, or a foot. With shin guards, you won’t feel much impact and pain from any object that hits your shin area.
Football Socks – Football socks are usually knee-high socks to hold the shin guards in place. Keep in mind that socks are worn over the shin guards. This will help to further stabilize the shin guards aside from its in-built Velcro straps.
Uniforms – Uniforms help distinguish what team you’re in. Football uniforms are basically made up of shirt and shorts and typically provided by the team’s authorities.
Goalkeeper Gear – A football goalkeeper has the same gears, with few differences to accommodate its special task in the team.
- They wear pants with padded hips to prevent injuries from several times of diving.
- They wear goalkeeper gloves to give better grip on the ball.
- They wear paddings on elbows to lessen impact when they land.