What is Fake?

Fake meaning (Also called “Feint” or “Move”) – A fake is used by the first attacker in attempt to deceive  the first defender and get by them. It is generally a move that will look like it’s going in one direction, then with a quick burst of speed, the attacker goes in the other direction, hoping the defender commits (plants their foot) or “bites” or on the original move.


reference: NC Youth Soccer: Soccer Glossary. Words and terms of the game