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1. Sports An unobstructed kick of a stationary ball, as in soccer or Rugby, especially one that is awarded when the opposition commits a foul.
2. Football See safety kick.
(Soccer) soccer a place kick awarded for a foul or infringement, either direct, from which a goal may be scored, or indirect, from which the ball must be touched by at least one other player for a goal to be allowed
an unhindered kick of a stationary soccer ball, usu. awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by an opponent.
1. An unimpeded kick awarded for a mark.
2. Kick awarded to a team for a foul committed by the opponents. A direct free kick is awarded for any of nine specific offenses. A goal cannot be scored from an indirect free kick without first being touched by a second player.
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|Noun||1.||free kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team|
place kick, place-kicking - (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
corner kick - a free kick from the corner awarded to the other side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line
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