Having the ball at my feet - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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have the ball at (one's) feet
To be in the best position to do something; to be in control. With your grades and extracurriculars, you'll have the ball at your feet in your college search. I want to have the ball at my feet at the most crucial moment in a game—I want to be the hero.
have the ball at your feet have your best opportunity of succeeding.
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I'm a player who likes having the ball at my feet
, to run at the opponents and provide assists for my team-mates.
I love having the ball at my feet
, shooting at goal, defending, tackling and sometimes I score goals, too.
I enjoy having the ball at my feet
or chasing the balls in behind defenders so I can get at people," he explained.
Having the ball at my feet
again in training felt a bit alien to me at first, but you soon get the touch back.
There's an emphasis on having the ball at my feet
as well as in my hands.
Said Adu: "I love having the ball at my feet
and running at the defender one-on-one.