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Nothing free about Cup kicks - The Galveston County Daily News : Local Sports

August 20, 2014

Nothing free about Cup kicks

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014 12:15 am

As odd as the use of penalty kick shootouts to break World Cup ties may seem to soccer novices like myself, the drama that unfolded Saturday at the end of the Brazil-Chile match was undeniable.

I was riveted as each of the five Brazilians and Chileans selected to carry the weight of their teams’ fortunes lined up just 12 yards from the goal to take their free kicks.

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