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How to choose a goalkeeper glove that suits you?

May 5, 2023132 ViewsKimYuan

The fact that goalkeepers can wear gloves is enshrined in the rules of football dating back to 1875. In general, before World War II, it was popular for goalkeepers in European football to use bare hands or leather gloves, at that time, the main role of gloves for goalkeepers was to protect them from the cold. In 1949, Dennis of the French newspaper “Team Newspaper” also wrote an article called “The Goalkeeper’s Armor”, suggesting that the goalkeepers of each team should be draped like medieval knights – with caps on their heads and gloves on their hands. For the time, gloves to doors would be optional rather than mandatory.

Goalkeeper gloves are specially designed gloves worn by soccer goalkeepers to protect their hands and provide better grip for catching the ball. They are typically made of a combination of materials such as latex, neoprene, and synthetic fabrics, and include padding in the palm and fingers for protection against impact.

The 2022 Qatar World Cup let us enjoy a football feast. In amateur football, whether eleven or seven-a-side, the goalkeeper position has always been overlooked. In fact, a good goalkeeper is comparable to a gorgeous backline. To be a good goalkeeper, goalkeeper gloves are an essential piece of equipment.