Why we learn about Physics for soccer

Magnus effect, generation of a sidewise force on a spinning cylindrical or spherical solid immersed in afluid (liquid or gas) when there is relative motion between the spinning body and the fluid. Named after the German physicist and chemist H.G. Magnus, who first (1853) experimentally investigated the effect, it is responsible for the “curve” of a served tennis ball or a driven golf ball and affects the trajectory of a spinning artillery shell.

 

See Video in Link below

 

http://giphy.com/gifs/free-kick-carlos-1Gs0PQyxO2ucM

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