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so they dont hurt their shins

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Q: Why do footballers wear shin pads?
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What Do Footballers Wear?

A jersey, shorts, socks, shin pads and boots

Whats protection in football?

Footballers are required to wear shin pads/guards.

What protection do footballers wear?

The only thing they wear are shin pads, these help lessen the impact from tackles on the shins, but only from the front.

Why do football players wear football shinpads?

footballers were shin pads to protect their shins when a player slide tackles them

Why do footballers wear shin pads under their socks?

Mainly as team colours need to be worn, so players can be distinguished. Some shin guards are held in place with the socks. And shin pads have heavy branding which would need to be covered anyway.

How do you properly wear shin pads?

on your shins then take of them because all shin pads wont fit you

Do you have to wear shin pads in soccer?


Do you wear shin pads in volleyball?

No, you can wear knee pads that go on your knees to help with digging.

Do goalkeepers wear shinpads?

Yes, goalkeepers wear shin pads.

Why do you have to wear shin pads when playing football?

You don't and they don't. They generally wear knee and thigh pads but most skill postion players choose not to wear those either. I played for years and have NEVER seen shin pads!

Do professional footballers have to wear shin pads?

Yes. It is a violation of safety laws of the game if a professional player doesnt wear them, hence the ref needs to check before a game starts whether all players are wearing them

What is the name of the equipment that soccer players wear on their legs?

They are commonly referred to as "Shin Pads" or "Shin Guards".

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