|Photo Courtesy to Youtube Channel How Ridiculous & Veritasium|
The Magnus Effect is the curving of a moving object due to a spin on the object generally a ball (WIKIPEDIA). More explanations in the videos with amazing footage of the effects on basketball and soccer ball. One of the videos that became popular is the Youtube Channel Veritasium's explanation on the Magnus effect. Check the video out.
The magnus effect on basketball performed by How Ridiculous team is the original video. And they performed a follow up video on that also which looks incredible.
The follow up video by How Ridicolous is below (through the clouds)
All the above videos cover about Basketball, so it will be fair to cover about other sports, like Soccer. Check the video below.