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free kick (soccer)


Her goal off of a free kick sealed the victory.
  an unopposed kick awarded to a team due an infraction by the opposing team
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Word Mastery:  Until the kick, the penalized team must stay a set distance from the ball (usually 10 yards). Free kicks can be direct or indirect depending upon the nature of the infraction.

The kicker can attempt to send a direct kick directly to the goal, but an indirect kick must be touched by a second player before it can enter the goal.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   free kick (soccer) [7] , corner kick (soccer) [6] , penalty kick (PK) (soccer) [6] , goal kick (soccer) [9]
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