The referee may award a free kick for certain infractions of the IFAB's Laws of the Game (the rules the world plays by), such as fouls and misconduct (Law 12) and Offside (Law 11). The referee will award a direct free kick if play is stopped for kicking or attempting to kick an opponent, tripping or attempting to trip an opponent, striking or attempting to strike an opponent, charging an opponent, jumping at an opponent, pushing an opponent, holding an opponent, and deliberately handling the ball (except a goalkeeper in his or her own penalty area). An indirect free kick is awarded for the Offside infraction, dangerous play, offensive encroachment on a penalty kick, if play is stopped to issue a sanction for misconduct, certain goalkeeper handling offenses, and certain infractions relating to substitutes.
An indirect free kick is when the kick is unintentional.
A direct free kick.
An indirect free kick must be touched by another player before it goes into the net to count as a goal. A direct free kick does not.
in order to score a goal, an indirect free kick must touch another player before entering the net. A direct free kick does not.
Charging an opponent is a direct free kick offense.
Yes. Anyone on the field can score a direct or indirect free kick.
There are specific infractions that determine whether a free kick is direct or indirect. The referee is not (should not be) just making it up.A direct free kick may directly score a goal.An indirect free kick must touch one other player before a goal may be scored.How do I tell?Watch the referee while waiting for the kick to be taken.Is their arm straight up in the air?If "no," then it is a direct free kick.If "yes," then it is an indirect free kick.
Fouls are actions that are normally punishable by a direct free kick. It is incorrect to call an indirect free kick offense a foul.
It will be a indirect free kick.
A "foul" is a term used to describe offenses punishable by a direct free kick. Fouls cannot be punished by indirect free kicks.
A free kick. Depending on the category of the foul, it can be either a direct or an indirect free kick. The difference between the two is that a goal can be scored from a direct free kick (but only against the opponent) whereas a goal cannot be scored from an indirect free kick.
A direct free kick is a direct shot at goal, which has a chance to be converted. An Indirect free kick is usually taken with an aid or a pass and is given in less dangerous positions