Yes, there is an art to passing in soccer and the game is made up of true artists with the ball at their feet. Seeing the field like few others. The most unique, creative and amazing passes of the last decade in world football. Featuring Kevin De Bruyne, Mesut Özil, Paul Pogba, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr and many more.
It’s often the case in this video that the pass is actually more beautiful than the goal itself. Which pass is the best? Who’s the best passer of the soccer ball of all-time? There are so many killer passes in this video it’s hard to pick the best one.
Here’s Johan Cruyff the Barcelona legend talking about passing the ball and technique overall:
“Technique is not being able to juggle a ball 1000 times. Anyone can do that by practicing. Then you can work in the circus. Technique is passing the ball with one touch, with the right speed, at the right foot of your team mate.”
The Messi pass to Pique in the picture above is pretty genius – how Messi sees Pique at the far post and slips the ball through a group of defenders. And then the Neymar juggle pass, as he flicks it up and then volleys the ball is brilliant too. A very good collection of passing. Yes, there’s an art to passing the ball in soccer.
Take a look at the art of passing in soccer from some of the best footballers in the game.
The art of passing is both counter attacking in a few passes and the short passes that are part of the tiki taki style of play that Pep Guardiola created at Barcelona. And it’s crucial that referees protect the artists with the soccer ball. Without the creative and skilled players there would be no art of passing in soccer.