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Football (Soccer) is a multiplayer team game which is played between two teams consisting of 11 members in a team who play on the field and the other players are substitutes. The game is quite popular throughout the world and the rules of the game are framed by FIFA an organization that controls all the football championships and league games that are played at the international level. The players play on a field which is built according to the old measurements developed by IFAB. For an international game of male adults the pitch is hundred to hundred ten meters in length and the breadth is sixty four to seventy five meters.

soccer teamsUEFA Champions League drawIt is played with a ball that has to be kicked in the goal post of the opposite team to score a goal and the team that scores the highest goal is declared as the winner. Only the Goal keeper has a fixed position and can handle the ball with his hand. The other players can use only their feet and other parts of the body barring the arms. The other players use their hands only during throw in that is when the ball goes out of the marked line. They can also use their hands to adjust the ball during free kick or penalty kick.

The referee is officially appointed to observe the game and pass his decisions as and when required so that the game is played according to set rules and no cheating and misconduct takes place. Many championships are organized and League matches are held at International level the most famous is the World Cup which is held after every four years.