Can you be offside from a goal kick? Looking for official FIFA laws.


No. Law 11 Offside, part 3 No offence makes explicit exception:

There is no offside offence if a player receives the ball directly from:

  • a goal kick

  • a throw-in

  • a corner kick

even if the player is otherwise in an offside position.

Once ball is touched by another player, Law 11 applies as normal.

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