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Soccer a free kick by which an offensive player puts the ball in play from the corner of the field (corner area): awarded after a defensive player has sent the ball across any portion of his or her own goal line not lying between the goal posts
A direct free kick from a corner of the field awarded to the attacking team in soccer when the ball has been driven out of bounds over the goal line by a defender.
(plural corner kicks)
- (soccer): A kick awarded to the attacking team when the ball leaves the field of play by wholly crossing the goal line without a goal having been scored, having last touched a player from the defending team. For the kick, the ball is placed within the corner arc closest to where the ball went out of play.