If we talk about playing football, I think most of us want to be a forward or a forward, it is because we think that the forward is the best position in the game and the others just to support the forward. And we also think that the forward is a hero for the team because he scores and ultimately wins the game. Sometimes ordinary people say that they win only because of the forwards or forwards. But actually, your assumption is wrong, because the main thing that is important in football is teamwork. Each player in the game must be disciplined and do their duty based on their position. Without that, the game will be bad and the team will not win the game.
In soccer game, we basically know 4 player positions; Goalkeeper (GK), Defender (DF), Midfielder (MF) and Forward or Forward (FW). In each position, they have their main duty in a game. So what are the characteristics of each of them really? Okay, let’s take a look.
The first place is that of Goalkeeper. The goalkeeper is a position whose main task is to protect the goalpost from the opponent’s attack. This position is actually placed on the back of the position of others. So he just stands under the goalpost and blocks the ball that reaches the goal. The characteristic of this position is that the goalkeeper can touch the ball with his hand.
The second position is a Defender or we usually call it Back. Someone in this position has the main task of protecting his area from the opponent’s attack. The back position is facing the goalkeeper. Generally, in a game, the defender is divided in two; Central back (CB) and lateral back (SB). Center Back is a player who stands in the middle of the defense area and in front of the goalkeeper. This type of position has the greatest responsibility in the team after the goalkeeper. So the Side Back is a player who plays on the side of the defense area. Sometimes this type of position is useful when attacking.
The next position is Midfielder. I think this is the most flexible position in the party. Because someone in this position can do everything, both attack and defend. Midfielders play in the middle of the field. And also, the midfielder is a very important position in a team. Because they can make the defender connected with the front players. It means that the midfielders are the Game creators in the game. In fact, in the real game, the midfielder is divided into 4 positions; Central midfielder (CMF), defending midfielder (DMF), attacking midfielder (AMF), and winger midfielder. CMF tends to make a beautiful play by passing passes to other teammates. Whereas DMF tends to help the defender more than the defense. It means that this type of player is more defensive. So an AMF is the opposite of DMF. It means that this player is more offensive. And the last one is SMF, this player can defend and attack on the side of the field. This type of player is often called Extreme.
And the fourth position in the game of soccer is a forward or forward player. This player has the main task of scoring by directing the ball to the goalpost. In this position, the player must have good instincts and can make good positioning. And the forward should be able to maximize the chance of scoring, because in the real game, the forward is always held by the opposing player.
By knowing the characteristics of the soccer players, we can conclude that each position has its own duty and role in the game of soccer. It means the striker who cannot lead the team to victory without the support of his teammate. Also, the team cannot win the game without the participation of the forwards. So we can say that all kinds of positions in the game are important and each of them cannot be alone, it means that the most important thing is teamwork. Without that, I think it is difficult to achieve victory.