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# What force makes a soccer ball stop?

Updated: 10/27/2022

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The force of friction stops the soccer ball

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### What force would cause a moving soccer ball to stop?

Most commonly, the force of drag created by friction with the pitch or other surface will stop the soccer ball. A vector force exerted by a player may also stop the ball.

### Does rolling soccer ball needs more force to stop than a rolling bowling ball?

Any amount of force can stop either kind of ball. But a greater force is required to stop a bowling ball than to stop a soccer ball IN THE SAME TIME, because the bowling ball has more mass, and therefore more momentum and more kinetic energy.

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### What makes a bowling ball harder to stop than a soccer ball when they are both traveling at the same speed?

The bowling ball is harder to stop because it has a greater mass, and therefore a greater momentum. But the answer is that the bowling ball has a greater mass.

### How will you stop a rolling ball?

put your hand there to stop it.

### If you kick a soccer ball on a field of grass it will stop because?

Friction with the grass and air will eventually bring the ball to a stop.

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### What term is used for stopping a soccer ball?

TRAP. You trap the ball to stop it

### A soccer player kicks a ball into what?

A soccer player kicks a ball into the opposing team's goal. A goalkeeper will try to stop this from happening

### What force will stop a ball from rolling?

That force is called an Opposing Force.

### One day at soccer practice you kick a ball hard and it rolls across the grass It eventually comes to a stop because?

the force of friction with the grass slows it down.

### Does a goalie have too apply force when they stop a soccer ball?

To a certain degree, yes. If someone piledrivers a shot at you, you need to offer some resistance otherwise you will be taken into the net with it.