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    • Actually, that's an interesting idea. Place GPS devices on the players and the ball with some player metrics like weight and height into a data stream and feed that data to AlphaSoccer. In the past that would have been called statistics and people like Billy Beane would have become famous for it in MoneyBall.

      Baseball has always leant itself to statistics, but if you had player and ball position data in soccer plus AI, whoa.

    • Yes, it can analyse the recording of existing games, but that would only get us up to AlphaGo, which learned Go by analysing human played games. The real breakthroughs come from forgoing the human experience and practice in particular game and starting from tabula rasa.