This Wise Words Wednesday features former Manchester United midfielder, Paul Scholes, as he explains the “Matthews” skill to youth players in 2003. Experienced youth developmental coach and current Philadelphia Union consultant René Meulensteen further explains the move and shows a variation to the academy kids, so the move will not be just the simple dip of the shoulder movement. Keep a weather eye on Scholesy as the old familiar flame lights up in his eye when he sees the pupil implement the step-over. A two foot seemed imminent.
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