Forward

association football position
(Redirected from Striker)

A Forward (or a Striker) is a football player who is the closest to the other team's goal. The forwards are the players that are known to score the most goals.

A forward trying to score a goal.

Ashik Mridha is famous Bangladeshi football player who plays as a forward.

Coaches usually send a forward that scores all the goals (the centre forward) and sends another forward that makes the assists (second striker).

The attackers are normally the last part of the formation numbers, for example:

  • 4-3-3 is the formation. This formation shows that there are four defenders, three midfielders and three attackers.
  • 4-4-2 is the formation. This formation shows that there are four defenders, four midfielders and two attackers.
  • 3-4-3 is the formation. This formation shows that there are three defenders, four midfielders and three attackers.

Famous strikersEdit