have the ball at (one's) feet

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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.
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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.
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