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FIFA, the international body of soccer, dictates that fields must be 100 to 130 yards long by 50 to 100 yards wide. FIFA adopted the large range to satisfy different nations' preferred styles of play.

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An official soccer ball has a circumference of 27 to 28 inches and weighs 14 to 16 ounces. This is known as a "size 5" ball, which is used at all levels of competition from ages 12 and older.

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There is no hard and fast rule about the length and width of a soccer field, sometimes known as a football pitch; however, the length usually needs to be between 100 and 130 yards long between the goal lines and between ...

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According to the official FIFA rules, the penalty spot in soccer is 11 meters or 12 yards away from the goal line. This fact is included in Law 1 of FIFA's 17 Laws of the Game.

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Dribbling a soccer ball involves using all of the parts of the foot to move the ball down the field. Practicing dribbling drills is a helpful way for a soccer player to become comfortable with this move.

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