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The young players were forbidden to play head

10 November | 19:45

Federation soccer USA on its official website said that from now on children under 10 years old are prohibited to head the ball during training and official matches and players aged 11 to 13 years old will be permitted to hit the ball with the head only during matches. The decision adopted by the court.

The trial lasted 15 months. The reason for the proceedings was a complaint by a group of former players from youth football and parents concerned about the number of injuries due to heading.

In 2010 more than 50 thousand young football players from among the high school students were diagnosed with a concussion.

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