Definition of free kick in English:

free kick

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  • (In soccer and rugby) an unimpeded kick of the stationary ball awarded to one side as a penalty for a foul or infringement by the other side: the referee awarded the free kick to Liverpool
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    • Under this new ruling match officials would in future award all free kicks at least 30 yards from where the incident took place.
    • He is an expert at dead ball situations and free kicks.
    • He certainly is the most confident - whether he is making saves or taking penalties or free kicks.

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