keepy-uppy

keepy-uppy

(ˌkiːpɪˈʌpɪ)
n
(Soccer) soccer the act or an instance of keeping a ball off the ground by bouncing it repeatedly on a foot, knee, or head
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THIS friendly copper put smiles on the faces of a young football team after impressing them with his nifty keepy-uppy skills.
For 22 years the absolutely brilliant, Chamberlain without-equal Helen Chamberlain has ring-mastered Sky's iconic Soccer AM, steadily steering the live show - holding it together and making it all look as easy as a kickabout in the park when, in truth, it's more like being the star keepy-upperer in a recordbreaking keepy-uppy session.
Judy said: "To win that place all you have to do is upload a 10-second clip to social media of you doing some form of tennis keepy-uppy.
KEEPY-UPPY KID TO SCOTS STAR Cuthbert, second left bottom row, was Scots mascot 10 years ago and is now a national team regular
One-upmanship Lennon looked even less impressed when McInnes showed off his keepy-uppy skills on the sidelines like a competitive dad trying to steal the thunder off his kids at a Sunday morning Under-11s game.
Branches of the society raised funds by taking part in keepy-uppy challenges, baking football-themed cakes and running football sweepstakes.
In 1996, Gazza famously challenged a reporter to a keepy-uppy contest on his front lawn when he was copping some flak.
Djokovic displayed his keepy-uppy skills at half-time in the friendly match between Real and AC Milan at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, much to the delight of a packed crowd of 40,000.
We're hoping she has a go at the keepy-uppy toy that is pitched to the tycoons here.
Reid will be back with the famous old trophy at the PC World store on Ormskirk Road tomorrow to promote the 'Beko Keepy-Uppy Challenge.
He was a fisherman working on the port's fleet trawlers for 15 years but lost his job in 2002 and took up keepy-uppy to fill in the time.
It was just a game of keepy-uppy but no one would have thought it possible a few weeks ago," the source added.