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Football

Soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players, and is widely considered to be the most popular sport in the world.

It is a football variant played on a rectangular grass or artificial turf field, with a goal at each of the short ends.

The object of the game is to score by manoeuvring the ball into the opposing goal.

In general play, the goalkeepers are the only players allowed to use their hands or arms to propel the ball; the rest of the team usually use their feet to kick the ball into position, occasionally using their torso or head to intercept a ball in midair.

The team that scores the most goals by the end of the match wins.

If the score is tied at the end of the game, either a draw is declared or the game goes into extra time and/or a penalty shootout, depending on the format of the competition.

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Praful Patel becomes first Indian to join FIFA Executive Council
10 Apr 2019

New Delhi, India, April 10, 2019: All India Football Federation President Praful Patel has become the first Indian to be selected as one of five members of FIFA’s Executive Council. He said it will give the country “more.....

India retain SAFF Women’s Championship crown defeating hosts Nepal in final
25 Mar 2019

Biratnagar, Nepal, March 25, 2019: India defeated hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final of the South Asian Football Federation Women’s Championship to win the title for the fifth time in a row at the Sahid Rangashala last Friday......

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