There are various options open to player who takes the free-kick. The ball can be struck directly at the goal with force, chipped, curved or passed to a teammate.
Also called as "Goalie Kick", a method of restarting play and is awarded to the defending team when the ball is struck directly into the goal
A method for restarting a play after the goal cross the goal line, awarded to attacking team when the opposition is last to touch the ball
Frequently misunderstood rule in football or soccer as decisions rest on an individual's interpretation of the law.
Misconduct, infringement, offence commonly called soccer fouls are violation of the conduct of the game and there are ways to punish offenders.
Football positions are as varied as the skills of players and the tactics of the game. Find out which spot you belong.
List of the best modern soccer formations and how they work
Get a better understanding of how classic soccer formations worked
Catenaccio soccer philosophy: if the opponents cannot score a goal, they cannot win the match
Total football is considered as the most impressive tactic ever. Find out how this strategy revolutionalized the game in the 1970s.
A simplified guide to everything you have to know about goalkeeping laws.
In professional matches, the game is controlled by four officials: the referee, two assistant referees and the fourth official.
Identify & understand the different hand signals that football referees make during a game
Understand the different flag signals of football linesmen.
Take a close look at the gears & accessories of professional football referees
Hall of fame & shame
Famous football players & legends
Former "European Footballer of the Year" award
Our list of the ten greatest and most successful goalies ever
Our list of the 10 best football midfielders who contributed greatly to their team's offense.
The ten worst soccer stadium tragedies in the history of association football
FIFA corruption scandal summary; most controversial case that hits the football governing body which involve bribery, fraud and money laundering
The French player head butted Marco Materazzi of Italy for allegedly hurling spiteful words at him. Read the full story.
Over the 20 editions of the FIFA World Cup, a number of players have had exceptional performances earning them recognition for netting many goals.
FIFA World Cup is a senior men’s soccer tournament contested by the FIFA Member associations. The tournament is held every four years since 1930.
FIFA also called The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer.
Take a close look at the greatest football teams on earth: the FIFA World Cup champions.
Football by country
Identify what materials are used for the different parts of a soccer ball
Identify the right football size for your age group or the type of soccer that you play
The soccer ball you see today comes from thousands of years of evolution
Soccer way of life
Test your knowledge on American Soccer, by answering the following questions
A questions & answers game to test your knowledge in African football
Try out the following quiz to know more about Asian soccer!
Play our trivia game on famous & legendary soccer managers
Try out the following quiz to test your knowledge on women's football