Types of free kick
Free kicks are either direct or indirect.

For both direct and indirect free kicks, the ball shall be stationary when
the kick is taken and the kicker may not touch the ball a second time until it has touched another player.
The direct free kick
If a direct free kick directly enters the opponents’ goal, a goal shall be
awarded.
The indirect free kick
A goal shall only be awarded if the ball touches another player before
it enters the goal.
Position of free kick
All opponents shall be situated at least 5 m from the ball until it is in play. The ball shall be deemed in play after it has been touched or played.
When a defending team is taking a free kick from inside its own penalty
area, all opponents shall remain outside said area. The ball shall be deemed in play immediately after it has left the penalty area.
Infringements/Sanctions
If, when a free kick is taken, an opponent does not observe the regulation distance:
  the kick shall be retaken

If, after the ball is in play, the kicker touches the ball a second time
before it has been touched by another player:
  an indirect free kick shall be awarded to the opposing team from
    the place where the infringement occurred*

If the team taking the free kick takes more than 4 seconds:
 the referees shall award an indirect free kick to the opposing team
   from the place where the infringement occurred*
Signals
Direct free kick:
one of the referees shall indicate the direct free kick by keeping one arm horizontal and pointing in the direction in which the kick is to be taken. The referee shall point to the ground with the index fi nger of the other hand to make it plain to the third referee (or any other referee at the table) that it is an accumulated foul
Indirect free kick:
the referees shall indicate an indirect free kick by raising one arm
above their heads, maintaining the arm in that position until the kick has been taken and the ball has touched another player or goes out of play
 
 
 
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