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(soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team

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13: Jacobs fires well over from 20 yards after quick free-kick leaves him clear.
Evans said: "They were two wonderful free-kicks but if the first one is a free-kick, we should give football up.
No current Newcastle United player has scored direct from a free-kick - the last came courtesy of the now-departed Yohan Cabaye, and the Frenchman's final kick in a blackand-white shirt was a beautifully curled injury-time free-kick against West Ham United in January 2014.
League Division 1, had showed off his impressive free-kick skills previously by hitting a dead ball through the window of a moving bus in 2012.
I'm disappointed for the players; up to the free-kick we looked good value for getting something from the game," he said.
It's been a long time coming - 66 top-flight matches - and it is the only goal they have notched from a free-kick shot or cross this season.
He says when a player such as David Beckham or Roberto Carlos steps up to hit a free-kick, they don't just mindlessly aim for the net - they also calculate narrow angles and aerodynamics.
It was 2-0 after 10 minutes when Marc Griffiths was fouled on the edge of the area and Harris curled home the resulting free-kick.
St Mirren were raging at ref Craig Thomson for awarding the fateful 88th-minute free-kick on the edge of the box - but can have no complaints about the quality of the strike that curled round the wall and inside helpless Paul Gallacher's left post.
Summary: Xabi Alonso scored an extra-time free-kick as Spain beat the hosts South Africa 3-2 in the third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup.
The deadlock was soon broken at Belle Vue when Luke Holden's curling free-kick evaded everyone in the box and nestled in the net after just five minutes.
Kieran Richardson's foul on Osman outside the box presented Arteta with the chance to fire in a dipping free-kick past Marton Fulop.