7 The rules of the game of football, will be discussed OK Zone. Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. Therefore, soccer is often played and contested by anyone regardless of age.
Football is played by kicking or kicking the ball into the opponent’s goal. Football is played by two teams, each team consisting of 11 players. The team with the highest score will win the match.
(Liverpool v Ajax Amsterdam, Photo: Reuters)
There are certain rules in football that all players follow. These rules are designed to keep the game running smoothly. The rules of football matches are determined by the official world football body, the International Football Association Board (IFAB). Here are the seven rules of football:
7. Old rules of the game
Generally, football matches are 2×45 minutes long with a 15 minute break in both halves. If extra time is required, the duration of the extra time is 2×15 minutes. If the scores are tied, a penalty shootout will take place until one team scores the most goals.
6. Yellow card
A yellow card is a warning when a player commits an act that violates the rules. If a player receives two yellow cards, the player will receive a red card and must leave the field.
5. Red card
A red card is a warning to a player who commits a hard foul in a match. If a player receives a red card, he must leave the field.
4. Free kick or free kick
Free kick or free kick rules in football are divided into two, namely direct free kick and indirect free kick. A direct free kick is a free kick aimed directly at the goal without touching a previous teammate. Meanwhile, an indirect free kick is a free kick that must touch a teammate, then the shot enters the goal.
3. Penalty kicks
A penalty kick is awarded to a team whose player is fouled in the opponent’s penalty box. During the penalty kick process, other players must remain outside the penalty box. When a penalty kick is taken and a goal is scored, play returns to normal. However, if the penalty kick does not go and is still in the playing area, both teams are allowed to take the ball and continue play.