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Rules to play Soccer
The soccer rules state a penalty kick is awarded to the attacking team when a player from the defending team commits a major foul within the penalty area. The kick is taken from the penalty mark, only the defending goal keeper and the attackers penalty taker are allowed to be inside the penalty area while the kick is being taken. The goal keeper is required to stand on the goal line, and not move forward towards the ball until the ball has been struck. If the defending goal keep moves off the goal line or the any of the defending teams players enter the penalty area before the ball is struck, and the attacking team does not score, the penalty is retaken. If the attacking teams players encroach the penalty area, and the shot is scored, no goal is awarded and the penalty is re taken, if no goal is scored the defending team is awarded a indirect free kick for where the attacking team entered the penalty area.