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This rule was introduced in 1992 due to the 1990 World Cup being extremely boring. The defence would waste time kicking the ball back and forth with the keeper and if a striker came near the keeper would just pick it up.

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In the early 90s, I believe. If someone has a more specific answer, feel free to chime in.

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