free kick

noun Soccer.
an unhindered kick of a stationary ball, usually awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by a player from the opposing team.


Origin:
1870–75

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free kick
 
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soccer a place kick awarded for a foul or infringement, either direct, from which a goal may be scored, or indirect, from which the ball must be touched by at least one other player for a goal to be allowed

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No howler by the keeper, no muffed offside call, no melodramatic dive to set it all up with an unjustified free kick.
It can take an entire career to master the free kick.
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