Teenagers gathered in the street

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Teenagers gathered in the street to watch Bob, a former professional player, kicking the ball and playing keepie uppie. "A little bit rusty," he told them, "but still able to score goals."
 

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'... a former professional footballer/soccer player'
 

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To be fair, with the use of "playing keepie uppie", I think most people would understand that he had been a football (soccer) player without actually saying it. However, if the audience isn't likely to be familiar with the term, the name of the sport would be useful.
 
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