Soccer Skills Video: Zico                                                                     Back to Soccer Skills
The  "Zico" is an advanced soccer skill, used to shield the ball while changing direction .

As the ball is moving forward on the outside of the attacker's body,  the first foot is placed in
front of the soccer ball.  Rotating the body toward the ball on the first foot, the attacker also
swings the second foot around to the ball, striking it with the inside of the second foot.

Benefits of the Zico:

A tricky, change of direction move, that shields the ball with the attacker's body from the
defender.

Zico Notes:

Don’t lean back, move too slowly, or stand too upright when using the Zico soccer skill.  It
should be performed quickly and not too close to the defender.  A big hip and leg swing
really throws the defender off.
zico soccer skill video