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Good morning, footie fans.
I'm here with another Kickabout filled with thrills and skills.
Here's what's coming up.
Ronaldinho, Messi and Ronaldo, they all learnt their
skills playing futsal.
What's it all about?
Stand by for more amazing fancy footwork from the F2 freestylers
and some epic skills from some even bigger superstars - you lot!
All that and loads more to come, including the Kickabout goals.
But we must start by saying a massive congratulations
to Brighton, who secured promotion to the Premier League on Monday,
20 years after The Seagulls were on the brink
of dropping out of football altogether.
Whatever your team may be, don't be afraid to dream big.
Meanwhile, here are a few of the stories that
also caught our eye.
When Andrea Pirlo calls it one of the best goals ever,
you know it has got to be good, from David Vier of New York City.
Carlos David is earning millions in China, which is maybe why fans
were annoyed last week when the striker apparently missed
a game to go to Disneyland.
OK, he is injured, but come on, Carlos!
And, after nearly 19 years, four Premier League titles
and a Champions League winner's medal, John Terry has announced
he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season.
He is not hanging his boots up yet, and fancies staying in the Prem.
Where next for JT?
It was another dramatic week in European football,
and there were cheers and tears for the English teams.
It is a cross, a deep one.
It is in!
Atletico Madrid take the lead.
What a blow for Leicester.
Deflected, but it goes in!
The whistle goes.
The Leicester players collapse to the ground.
The fairy tale is finally over for Leicester City.
Manchester United take an early lead.
He can't get the ball, but then they do.
It is 1-1!
He has found the back of the net!
Manchester two, Anderlecht one.
Elsewhere, Juventus got the better of Barcelona,
and Real Madrid won 4-2 in an extra time thriller against Bayern Munich.
Ronaldo scored a hat-trick that took him to an incredible 100
Champions League goals.
Here's how the semifinals are looking.
Manchester United have Spanish side Celta Vigo in the Europa League.
There is a very tasty looking Madrid derby in the Champions League.
I can't wait.
Ronaldo has always been one of my footballing heroes,
but you probably already knew that.
So here are a few others who have inspired me.
First up is Jay Jay Okocha.
When the Nigerian joined Bolton Wanderers he brought a whole
new breed of football skills to the Premier League.
What a goal!
Next is David Beckham.
For me, he was the dead ball specialist.
Inspiring, the hours he used to put in on the training ground.
And finally, Ronaldinho.
The ultimate freestyle footballer.
Skill, style, confidence, and always played with a smile on his face.
I loved all those players growing up, but really,
it is so important to keep looking for new inspiration,
and these guys have taught me loads.
Sammy and Charlie are the knuckleball twins with some
amazing free kick videos online.
Here they are with their dream five-a-side team, and a little bit
of what they do best.
The knuckleball twins here, Charlie and Sammy.
We would like to pick our five-a-side team for Match
of the Day Kickabout.
Our goalkeeper is going to be Rodrigo Ceni.
You may not have heard of Ceni, but he is a goalkeeper
who would score free kicks and penalties for Sao Paulo
in the Brazil league.
It is a big responsibly.
For the defender, Roberto Carlos.
He will take a free kick with the outside of his
foot, the outside bend.
Roberto Carlos, what a goal!
In midfield, we will go with another Brazilian,
Juninho Pernambucano, a knuckleball free kick
player that I looked up to when I learned to free kick.
The distance from where he could strike a ball was just nuts.
It has gone straight in!
Also Andrea Pirlo.
Such a cool character as you guys know as well.
Oh, what a goal!
And as a striker, you have to have Cristiano Ronaldo
in your free kick team.
Again, another knuckleball specialist and one we look up to.
And we are on the bench.
If we get a free kick in the game, who will take it?
That is our five-a-side dream team.
The knuckleball twins.
What a line-up.
Why don't you try some of those when you next have a kickabout?
Oh, how about trying the coolest way ever to pass a ball?
Here are the F2 boys to show you how.
Hi, I'm Jeremy and I'm Billy.
We are the F2.
This week's skill is called the backslap, it is a great way
to pass a ball to a team-mate.
So, this is how it's done.
The first thing you need to do is flick the ball up, like this.
Secondly, turn your body away from the ball and bend your knees.
As the ball begins to drop, snap your leg straight,
connecting the back of your leg with the ball.
This trick is about timing.
If you get the timing right, the ball should pop away.
A little bit like this.
So, that was the backslap.
Once you have mastered that, see if you can hit the crossbar.
I'm going to try that right now.
If you really want to improve your skill level, then you might...
Yes, you know what that means.
Bring on the goals!
That's quite a bit of skill.
The boy wonder!
It is a beauty!
He has placed it superbly.
A brilliant goal by Dennis Bergkamp.
There is the volley.
Oh, it is a terrific goal!
And that is the breakthrough they were looking for!
Oh, it is a goal!
Diego now for Uruguay.
And he equalises with a stunner!
Some incredible goals there.
I wonder how many of those players learned their skills through futsal.
Want to know more?
Here is Arsenal's Leah Williamson tell you all about it.
Have you ever wondered how some of the world's best
players became so good?
I'm talking Ronaldinho, Cristiano Ronaldo,
and of course, not forgetting...
When they were young, just like you guys, they started
off by playing futsal.
I have come down to Manchester Futsal Club to find out how
this sport is inspiring a new generation of players.
Futsal is played by an estimated 30 million people worldwide.
It is always played on a hard court surface.
It is played between two teams of five players each,
with a goalkeeper on each side.
Recently, studies have shown that futsal players touch the ball 210%
more times than players playing traditional football.
I think it is quite important because it helps them
You don't get this at the academies and grassroots.
This is more freedom, they have skills, but it is more
doing it in the right place at the right time.
You guys are good.
That was not bad.
It is good to get involved.
The boys are all really skilled and it shows when they practice
at something specific, they are miles ahead
of our ladies team when it comes to certain skills.
It is really good to see.
Do you enjoy playing futsal more than football?
Well, with football you get more time, but futsal is quick fast.
It is fun, you get to learn lots of different things,
like how to pass the ball and different skills.
How long have you been playing futsal?
Around a year.
How did you get into it?
I started watching it on telly, and then I realised
that I could try it.
Do you take the skills home and practice?
I feel like we don't have that much time on the ball,
so we have got to play tough.
Will you carry on playing futsal?
For a long time?
A long time.
Futsal played a massive part in developing my skill,
it is great to see so many more people enjoying it.
Thank to all at Manchester Futsal Club, and good luck to Leah
to Leah as the new season starts this weekend.
Time for more skilful start of the future now.
It is your skills.
First up is Daniel.
Or should I say Ronaldo?
Now, where is his mum and dad to get his ball back?
A shot from distance here from James.
Luke at the playground, he needs to time this right.
What is Liam finding here?
And finally, Noah with a crossbar challenge.
Oh, yes, the knuckleball twins would have been proud of that.
Let's have another look in slo-mo.
Please keep those videos coming in.
Just go to the CBBC uploader at the top of the Kickabout website.
I love this time of year as the end of the season draws closer.
There is so much resting on every game.
In the Premier League a Mourinho masterclass on Easter Sunday that
saw Chelsea boss lead at the top cut to just four points.
This weekend it is all about Wembley as the big boys fight it out
in the FA Cup semis.
I can't wait.
It has gone through to Pedro.
It is 2-0.
A tap in!
Danny Welbeck finishes in fine style.
Here he comes, Yaya Toure.
And there it is.
It is Sterling.
Chipping in to Eriksen.
A great finish from Christian Eriksen.
And Kante finds a way!
Match of the Day spin-off aimed at children aged 7 to 13, bringing viewers the latest from the world of footie as well as top players and pundits.
Featuring goals, gossip, stats and skills, and all you need to know about the nation's favourite sport.