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What actions are taken by FIFA/UEFA against what's known as filming or diving

When I think of European soccer I think of diving. Is there any punishment for diving/embellishment in Soccer (football)? Either a card, fine, or suspension?

Coming from a hockey background, I know if you dive in hockey and the refs catch you, you can receive a two minute penalty for rule 64.1 Diving / Embellishment.

Also, if you haven't watched the first link I posted, please do. It's pretty pathetic... haha.


Yes.. if the Player try to take advantage of it, it usually penalized with a yellow card. Usually there is no foul involved, so the flow of the game goes on.

It is considered unsportman behavior.

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