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Published on Mar 23, 2013

Watch "Could you boomerang a football?": http://bit.ly/14eVBgj
Special cameo from my buddy at http://www.youtube.com/user/STRskillS...
MUSIC BY: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow
@tweetsauce !!

Association football: http://www.thefa.com/about-football-a...

SOCCERNOMICS book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Soccernomics-...

How to define a "game": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game#Chr...

WordARound game: http://www.thinkfun.com/shop/product/...

Origin of the word "nerd": http://www.eldacur.com/~brons/NerdCor...

etymology of "jock": http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?s...

How to be named the world's greatest athlete: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sportspe...

NYT Magazine artcile about play: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/17/mag...

Maslow's Hierarchy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow&#...

Games and needs (good article): http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature...

BIRG / CORF: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basking_...

SECONDSKIN documentary (soooo good): http://www.secondskinfilm.com

Excellent Numberphile videos about football statistics:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJuHC7...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyN-qp...

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