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Anyone can become a goalkeeper, but if you are talking about going on to play professionally then just take a look at some stats. Brian Holt is currently the shortest goalkeeper in the MLS, at a height of 5'8" (172cm) The shortest goalkeepers in the
There are 32 teams in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. In order to get into the tournament, teams had to participate in regional preliminary qualifying tournaments. Only Brazil, as the host country, received an automatic bid into the final tourname
Real Madrid beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win the FIFA Club World Cup in extra-time after the Japanese Champions played the game of the lives to leave Zinedine Zidane's team hanging on at the end of 90 minutes. A glance at the history books will sugges
As you say “a tournament”, be aware that different competitions use different rules for tie breaking. When you mention FIFA, the tournaments organized directly by FIFA use the rules described by Dor Cohen; e. g
This might not be possible to determine definitively. Often, the deals that FIFA negotiates for media rights cover multiple events and multiple years. For example, in 2005, ABC/ESPN and Univision purchased the USA rights to all FIFA events from 2007-
Usually, no. A player only commits a handling offence if they deliberately handle the ball (this excludes the goalkeeper handling the ball within their own penalty area). This includes any part of their arm as well, and not just their hand
When deciding on what action to take when a player kicks, trips, pushes, strikes, charges, jumps at, or generally just tackles an opponent, the referee must consider whether it is careless, reckless, committed using excessive force, or alternatively,
The FIFA Equipment Regulations state (Article 65): In the event that, in the opinion of the referee or Match Commissioner, the Playing Equipment of the two opposing teams is not clearly distinguishable for all Players, the Match Officials, spectators
The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA president Jules Rimet decided to stage an international Football tournament. The inaugural edition, held in 1930, was contested as a final tournament of only thirteen teams invited by the organizat