Free Kick

A free kick is used to restart play in several codes of football:

Association football
  • Direct free kick, from which one may score directly
  • Indirect free kick, from which one may not score directly
American football;
  • Safety kick
  • Fair catch kick, a field goal attempted freely from the spot of a fair catch
Other forms of football
  • Free kick (rugby union), usually awarded to a team for a technical offence committed by the opposing side
  • Free kick (Australian rules football), a penalty awarded by a field umpire to a player

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