Free-kick

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
 
n
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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