US Soccer Ban Child Players From Heading Ball

The US Soccer Federation has banned children aged 10 and under from heading the ball.

The governing body has introduced a number of safety measures to settle a lawsuit accusing it of negligence in treating and monitoring head injuries.

The ban includes national team and Major League Soccer academies.

Players aged between 11 and 13 will be limited to headers during matches only, while medical professionals must attend all academy games to decide whether players suspected of suffering concussion stay on.

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Source Credits: Sky News

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