A good pre-game meal for soccer players should include a balance of carbohydrates, protein, and healthy fats to provide sustained energy and help prevent fatigue during the game. Here are some meal options:
Grilled chicken breast with brown rice and steamed vegetables
Whole grain pasta with marinara sauce and grilled vegetables
Turkey sandwich on whole grain bread with avocado and a side of fruit
Grilled fish with quinoa and roasted vegetables
Veggie omelet with whole grain toast and fruit on the side
Lean beef stir-fry with brown rice and mixed vegetables
It's important to eat your pre-game meal at least 2-3 hours before the game to allow time for digestion. Also, be sure to hydrate properly by drinking water or a sports drink before, during, and after the game.