Why muscles at the back of the leg are important for football

Hamstrings, Calves & Achilles tendons are used for bursts of 'power'. In football, they are also needed to work for long periods.

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SPRINT TRAINING: Leg power is essential for top level football

The muscles in the legs support, balance, and propel the body; without them, or if injured, footballers cannot play their game at maximum levels.

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