Now and again you have to get stuck in, make a great tackle and a statement in soccer. Take a look at some of these perfect soccer tackles in the video compilations below. Often soccer is about momentum, which can turn on when a team scores a goal or even when a player makes a tough tackle and wins the ball, maybe even preventing a goal scoring chance. But sometimes it can turn a game, a hard challenge or tackle that gives your team a boost of energy.
The very best of defending from AC Milan great Paulo Maldini. This is a player who knows how to make an important tackle.