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

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The Sweden star revealed on Twitter: "I asked @youngy18 if I could take the free-kick.
A third successful free-kick against Russia in Toulouse tonight would see Bale claim the record outright and possibly send Wales into the knock-out stages of Euro 2016.
A free-kick on the edge of the box is arguably as good as a penalty sometimes for Wales - he's that good at them.
42: Free-kicks by Lameiras and Maddison blocked by the wall, the first illegally.
WIGAN boss Malky Mackay lauded two-goal hero Jermaine Pennant after his "sensational" first-half free-kicks inspired Latics to victory.
That strike against the Hammers was Newcastle's first direct free-kick scored all season.
This time, Nakamura sent a pinpoint curling free-kick in the direction of a beautifully decorated wedding cake, blasting the bride and groom figurines off the top and leaving the cake untouched.
Other than Young, N'Zogbia is the only Villa player to score direct from a free-kick in the past four seasons.
For a 25-yard free-kick, the ball needs to be struck with an elevation of 16 degrees and for right-footed players, hit slightly to the right so the swerve will bring it back on target.
The Ancients added a third on 58 minutes when keeper Chris Mullock''s long free-kick was flicked on by Hesp and Griffiths held the ball up before enabling Gareth Williams to volley home.
The Scholars were quickly into attacking mode and Mark Branch's free-kick from the right in the seventh minute was blocked by the defence before a free-kick from Gavin Saunders was palmed away by Glapwell keeper Andy Richmond.
But if Aluko - who will fly back to Cairo today to rejoin his national team with the manager's blessing - was clapped out of Pittodrie by the players, they should have been carrying Mulgrew on their shoulders for the superb free-kick that snatched their first home victory of the season.
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.