Football, the beautiful game is the most popular sport in the whole world. More than 200 countries are registered with FIFA and they have their national teams. The biggest reason for the popularity of this game is because of its simplicity. There is just one aim, score goals and stop the opponents from scoring.
The only thing that is required to play the game is the football itself. However, to improve the level of the game and due to the various types of injuries that are associated with it, one has to wear a few additional items before taking the field, while playing in the professional level. Along with football, other sports also require various accessories that can be brought from the different shops that sell sports equipment.
For playing football, the main item that is required is the ball itself. The football is made up of an inflated bladder made of plastic or rubber and it is covered with plastic. The ball is of six types, according to the different types of conditions in which it is played. The one with which the outdoor version is played, has certain dimensions. It has a circumference of about 69cms and weighs about 410 to 450gms. The weight is the dry weight of the ball and it can get heavy while playing in wet condition or during the rain. Next to the ball, the other important thing is the footwear. The football boots are much different from the normal ones, as there are studs or spikes that are attached to the outside of the soles. This feature helps the footballers to get a good grip of the surface and helps to run fast and turn without slipping or falling on the ground. However, the ones that are worn while playing indoors have a flat bottom.
Due to the various injuries that are caused while playing the sport, FIFA has made it mandatory for the professional footballers to wear shin guards on both legs. This is a very useful safety covering and it protects the shin bone from getting fractured or even worse, from breaking. Socks are used to hold the shin guards in place. Shorts are jerseys are also worn by the footballers and these are made of good quality material, stretchable and have high endurance. All these things, taken together form the football gear.
For buying accessories of different sports like cricket, football, badminton, tennis, etc. one needs to visit a sports store. These shops stock various types of equipment(s) that are required for playing different games. Be it bats, balls, gloves, pads for cricket, racquets for tennis or badminton, footballs and its footwear or any other thing, these stores have it all. One can buy from them the products that are manufactured by international brands and even the ones that are produced by the local companies. These stores have a wide range of items to offer. With the advent of technology, one can also shop from home with the help of online shopping.
Therefore in this way one can also buy accessories without even visiting a sports shop.