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N. Jeremi Duru

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In Search Of The Final Head Ball: The Case For Eliminating Heading From Soccer,, N. Jeremi Duru Dec 2017

In Search Of The Final Head Ball: The Case For Eliminating Heading From Soccer,, N. Jeremi Duru

N. Jeremi Duru

Soccer is unquestionably the world's most popular sport. Two hundred and eleven countries have national soccer associations,  hundreds of millions of people across the globe play recreationally,  and Federation Internationale de Football Association's ("FIFA") quadrennial World Cup soccer tournament is unchallenged as the highest profileand highest grossing sporting competition on Earth. Notwithstanding its popularity, however, soccer sits at a troubling crossroads as the sport's governing bodies grapple with the impact that the risk of brain injury is having on the game. Soccer is, of course, not alone in this regard. The risk of brain injury exists  …