Area no Kishi, Days Recommendations
Area no Kishi and Days are sports manga that tells the story of a young man who gets into soccer. Both series' main male protagonist starts out as rookies, a sharp contrast to another main male protagonist who is considered a prodigy. As the story progresses, we see the rookie develop their skills through experiences. There is also some romance subplot in both series as well and drama.
Both are sports anime ( Specifically Speaking Soccer )
and both only depict school level soccer i.e Inter-High and its winter counterpart