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The goal keeper may take as many or as few as they want. They must stay within the penalty area and release the ball within 6 seconds of taking possession.

Some recreational youth leagues allow a goalkeeper to walk or run up to four steps in the run-up to a drop-punt, but this is not standard in FIFA-sanctioned matches, including adult and youth associations affiliated with FIFA.

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You have an unlimited amount of steps but you must get rid of the ball in 6 seconds

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Any number, as long as they release the ball within 6 seconds and do so before the ball leaves the penalty area.

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You have to trow the ball in where it was kicked out but you can back up about 5 steps to take the steps to get to the place where the ball was out.

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