First of all we need to understand what the football game is all about before we understand the game as well as its rules. It is the most common sport across the globe and the FIFA organisation has more members than the entire United Nations membership. The main appeal for this game to have its basic scoring system and the simplicity of the game involved. If thinking about its success then it is the most played game in the world and also attracts a large number of TV audiences. The national team that is participating in the game is taken as the nation’s representative.
So now we’re going to try to understand the rules of football, basic terms included in the game that need to be understood before you play or watch it.
Equipment and The Pitch
You can standardize the size of pitch for a football ground all over the globe, as each of these grounds are completely different from each other. The pitch must have a length in between 90 meters to 130 meters. And the width must be in between 45 meters and 90 meters. The shape of the ground for football is rectangular with the lines on the longer sides known as touchlines at the end of which there are goal lines.
This goal line extends from one corner flag to the the opposite side corner flag and the goals are located at the middle of this line with two upright posts, a crossbar placed horizontally and the netting present in the goal. The game is majorly influenced by the size of field. The rules of football game terms are generalized for all around the world.
The equipment that is involved in the game of football is the ball which has certain regulations to meet for using in a game. The material used in making the ball must be leather or something similar to that. And if the ball bursts in between the game then it must be replaced by another ball.
The main thing that makes understanding football easier is the basic and simple scoring system involved in the game.
So, the main objective of the game is to score goals and the team which gets the most scores or goals wins the game. And in the major leagues and matches if the scores levels even after a game of 90 minutes then the game is extended for more 30 minutes with halves of 15 minutes to play. And even after that the none of the team is beat the level then there is a penalty shootout in which five penalty kicks are taken by each team and the team which converts most of the kicks into a score wins the game.
So, these are some of the rules of football game. Game specific things that need to be learned before joining or watching the game. If you find you have any questions then please feel free to contact us.