Summary of Key Terms

Brace - when a player scores two goals in a single match.
Byline - markings on the shortest side of the pitch which run from the posts to the corners.
Catenaccio - tactical system that puts an emphasis on defence which means door-bolt in Italian.
Fullback - a position on either side of the defence to prevent the opposing team attacking down the wings.
Half-volley - pass or shot in which the ball is struck just as or just after it touches the ground.
Indirect free kick - type of kick awarded to the opposing team following non-penal fouls.
Offside - if a player is in the opposing team's half of the field and nearer to the opponents goal line than both the ball and the second-last opponent.
Panenka - a penalty kick that is chipped softly into the middle of the goal in anticipation of the goalkeeper diving towards one side of the goal.
Rabona - method of kicking the football whereby the kicking leg is wrapped around the back of the standing leg.
Winger - an attacking midfielder in a wide position.
Yellow card - an indication that a player has been officially cautioned.
Red card - a instruction from the referee that a player must be sent off.

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