Football physics: The 'impossible' free kick

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Listening — Intermediate Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. Did the immortal free kick of Roberto Carlos happen in 1997?

  2. Was the Magnum effect first documented by Sir Isaac Nicolas?

  3. Did Sir Isaac Newton play a game back in 1670?

  4. Can the Magnum effect be applied to golf balls?

  5. Could we theoretically kick a ball enough to make it boomerang to us?

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Did you find the video interesting? Why? Why not?

  2. What sports interest you? Do you play any of them?

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