How SMOOTHNESS of a SOCCER BALL affects curve!

The reverse magnus effect – Curving and bending a ball using the magnus effect is common in soccer, tennis, and baseball. The effect can be reversed though – kick the ball the same way, and it will bend in the opposite direction!

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