Kick off

16th June 2006 at 01:00
(Photograph) - The Glasgow Science Centre has been sharing the formula for the perfect goal with pupils, as interest in the World Cup reaches fever pitch.

A 30-minute live show explains the science behind football, and other sports. It points out that "it's hard to imagine that Ronaldo could be solving a quadratic equation but that is exactly what the world's most famous strikers actually do". Photograph by SIMON PRICE

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