Soccer Goal Dimensions

Check out the official goal measurements for the different football variants and age groups.

The official soccer goal dimensions are 8 feet tall by 24 feet wide

A regulation football goal measures 8 feet high and 24 feet wide (2.44 x 7.32 meters). This measurement is stated in the first of FIFA's 17 Laws of the Game. Young footballers start playing with this goal dimension at the age of 13.

Kids below 13 (A) use different measurements so the goal size is proportionate to their level of play. Other forms of football (B) also have their specific dimensions for a goal.

 


A. Kids’ & youth soccer goal size

There is no universal goal size for each soccer age group as variations exist by country. Below are the ranges of goal dimensions for different ages.


B. Goal sizes for other forms of football The height of a five-a-side goal is much shorter than a regulation goal

Goal dimensions also vary according to the type of football being played.

 

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