Opponents often kick them in the shins or tackle with their spikes, without shin guards players would often get hurt. Though players may sometimes complain about wearing them, is it extremely important that you always wear them. it doesn't take more than just a simple kick in the shin to make you realize why you should wear them.
If you're talking about soccer referees, I don not believe so.
His uniform, plus a mask, a catching glove, shin guards and a chest protector, plus a cup, of course.
To keep there junk from falling out or flopping around
Some do, but most do not. While a cup is certainly a prudent precaution for professional players, the chances of getting kicked in the gonads are rare, and even so, would carry a severe penalty. Many soccer players do not wear a cup for the same reason that some police officers choose not to wear a bulletproof vest - comfort, flexibility, and mobility are all restricted.
My guess would be Ice Hockey. Given that American football players wear shoulder and leg pads as well as a helmet; ice hockey players are required to wear a helmet, shoulder pads, padded pants, elbow pads, and shin/knee pads. Don't forget the padded skates, gloves, and mouthguards!
They all have to wear them.
Yes, many professional soccer players wear shin guards. You can see these guards during the soccer games on television, and they are often worn under the socks.
They are commonly referred to as "Shin Pads" or "Shin Guards".
Professional soccer players are not required to wear any certain type of shin guard. Most soccer players in high level soccer, my team included, wear small tough shin guards that aren't bulky but still offer protection. I myself use Nike shin guards, but there is no official requirement for brand or type.
A shirt, shorts, shin guards, socks and boots with cleats.
soccer players wear cleats,shin guards,tank top shirts,and kinda baggy shorts
No, in basketball players do not wear shin guards. Some leaugues do require knee pads though.
Yes you can
Despite its rough nature, Football players generally dont wear a lot of protection. Apart from their jerseys and cleats, they wear shin guards.
Behind the sock. There are different ways to wear them, but they are always covered by a long soccer soccer. Some players may use shin guard sleeves to help keep them in place, and others also wear a shorter sock under the shin guard as well.
Some do, some don't. There are also shin guards that extends to cover the ankle as impact protection without offering significant support.
Because they wear shin guards and most of the shin guards go down to your ankles.