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France 2000 Drill

Zinedine Zidane

A training routine focused on movement, passing and dribbling inspired by the winning France team at UEFA EURO 2000.

Spain 2008 Drill

Passing and Movement

With a midfield that included players like Xavi Hernández, Cesc Fabregas and Marcos Senna, Spain won UEFA EURO 2008 with a supreme passing and movement game. Now you can add some of that style to your team with a drill based on that Spanish side.

Netherlands 2000 Drill I

Team Mate Awareness

A training routine inspired by the winning Dutch side from the 1988 European Championship.

Netherlands 2000 Drill II

Fluid Passing

Extension of the Netherlands Drill I. Passing routine inspired by the classic Dutch side from 1988.

Netherlands 2000 Drill III

Player Movement

Further extension of the Netherlands Drill II with extra players. The third drill in a series of routines based on the European champions of 1988