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this is because the ball hurts when it hits your hands A goalie needs them for grip. If it is raining, the ball would slip from their hands. They also need it to protect their hands from getting hurt. Gripness and Protectness is why they need them.

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Q: Why do soccer goalies wear gloves?
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