Asymmetries/dysbalances in the preferred vs. the non-preferred kicking leg of football players

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Having a preferred kicking and jumping leg it would seem obvious to have a stronger and a potential weaker leg.

From a technical and tactical perspective it seems interesting to have dominantly left footed players (like Robben), playing on the right and vice versa (like Ribery). However, are there any consequences with regards to a health (injury/injury prevention) or performance perspective?

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