• Why 1 Volleyball Player Always Wears a Different Color During an Olympic Match

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    When you're watching volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics, you might notice a player wearing a different colored jersey than the rest of their team. There's a good reason for their standout appearance: you've just spotted the libero, a specialized player whose unique role requires them to be easily visible at all times.
    According to USA Volleyball, the libero is a defensive specialist who can replace any player in the back row without counting toward a team's substitutions, which in international play are limited to six per set. Introduced in 1998, there are some specific limitations on what a...
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