Any kind of sport is liked by one and all. Many take it up as a profession. Apart from keeping you healthy and fit, sport also makes you well known, popular and you can earn a good sum if you make it to the professional level and if you are one of the best player in the respective sport. Of course there is lot of hard work and practice that is required in order to become the best of the lot. One of the sport that is popular in the entire world is soccer also known as football.
Each game has its own rules and regulations. The players must be aware of it and also the viewers, because until and unless the audience knows the rules they will not be able to enjoy the game. There are almost 17 rules in soccer. Out of which law 11 is related to offside. This one law people definitely get confused with. This law raises much controversies, however FIFA makes an effort to let the audience understand this law easily.
Learn a little history behind the offside rule, it was mainly introduced for lazier players who hand around the goal zone waiting to take the ball and aim for an easy goal. The offside rule ensures that there is good balance of play by every players. Next is to understand what offside means, in simple terms, being offside occurs when an attacking player goes behind the line of defenders before the ball has been kicked to them. The attacking player is the opponent’s half of the team, the attacking player is closer to the goal line. One needs to ensure that the attacking player is in the offside position, keep an eye on the defender and the goalee so on and so forth.
One should know all the rules of the game, in order to play it well and also for the game lovers to understand the ongoing game. Keep a watch and play well, what more one needs. The game will be awesome and entertaining to one and all.