di*rect free kick
What Is The Definition Of A Direct Free Kick In Soccer?
This type of free kick can result in scoring a goal directly from the kick. The direct free kick differentiates from the indirect free kick in that the ball does not need to touch a second player before a goal is scored. Direct free kicks are awarded for more serious fouls, such as tackling a player illegally, handling the ball on purpose or pushing, kicking or tripping an opposing player.
Examples Of How Direct Free Kick Is Used In Commentary
1. Howard decided to take a shot on goal when the ref awarded a direct free kick.
2. The ref just missed a hand ball that could’ve potentially resulted in a direct kick.
Sports The Term Is Used
Also Known As
1. Direct kick