What’s a genius play in soccer / football? A genius play is when you surprise the other soccer team or defender who’s marking you and do something that’s completely unexpected. And usually it’s those surprise plays that lead to goals and goal scoring chances. The best soccer teams in the world have players who try different things and do the unexpected – it’s that genius that leads to goals.
Genius plays are not just nutmegs or fakes, although those are genius too, it’s those team plays, set plays, free kicks and the like that are out of the norm. It’s seeing something on the soccer field that nobody else does. It’s anticipating and reading the game. Realizing the wall is going to jump and shooting under the wall, yes that’s genius.
The most creative and smart plays in football. Featuring some of the best footballers in the world: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kevin De Bruyne, Mesut Özil, Neymar Jr, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Roberto Firmino, Joao Moutinho and many more. Take a look at this collection of genius plays in football.