Soccer is the most populous sport in today's world. It has been with us from many centuries ago. There has been no way of determining the origins of this beautiful game because many cultures had the tradition of playing with a small ball in the field in order to pass time. Throughout its development, soccer has created employment for many people from advertising to sponsorships and the actual players who make a living entertaining us.
In relation to this, soccer has created some of the world's greatest players who are respected and adored in today's world. The likes of Polish all-time great player Zbigniew Boniek, Italy's Roberto Baggio and Diego Maradona (the current coach of Argentina) is famous for dribbling his way from half the pitch and dazzling the English defense before scoring a winning goal in the 1986 world cup. With just eleven touches his goal was dubbed the goal of the century in 2002 by FIFA.
Soccer is widely viewed by the scores of spectators in the stadiums, through television sets and broadcasted over the radio. Over the years, great inventions like camcorders and recorders have enabled these games to be recorded and stored for future consumption. This has enabled people recap what they missed or watch the re-run of the game because it was unforgettable. The production and distribution of these soccer videos is done by many people (licensed or not). The soccer videos have exposed us to some of the greatest goals; be it accidental or purely engineered.
The world considers the following as some of the greatest goals ever scored: Zinedine Zidane left footed shot against Bayer Leverkusen in the 2002 Champions league final, Brazil's Roberto Carlos left footed free kick 20 meters out from the goal against Les Blues and so on.
Soccer videos have paved ways for soccer highlights and compilations. With the advancement of technology and dynamic media equipment, soccer videos can be cropped, edited and 'glued' with other videos. These highlights come in handy when one does not want to sit down and watch the whole game. They included most of the time just goals and nothing else.
Today, the case is different because there is a wide array of soccer highlights to choose from. We are able to see how people (players and spectators) react after conceding goals, we are dazzled when we see some fantastic saves by the goal keepers, we admire some lovely through balls as well the sumptuous foot works also how players celebrate when scoring a match winning goal and so on.
The soccer highlights are widely accessible and available from many sources. The internet is one of the major sources. There are online sites that allow you to watch the goals that you passionately longed for and in most cases it is free. Others have gone the extra step and allow you to download them for free. These sites generally have soccer video clips from many leagues and tournaments. It is all up to you to choose which you would like to watch or download.
Furthermore, online video streaming has allowed people to watch soccer matches that are being played in real time. This enables people have the need of getting recent results and latest scores and fixtures. We are consequently able to get latest soccer highlights and results from these sites. Some sites have actual game casting services which enables people to follow the game while still doing their daily routines.
Similarly, mobile providers and other service companies have phone services which you can subscribe to for you to get the breaking soccer news, latest soccer highlights and also updated scores and fixtures.