What They're Saying: Pierluigi Collina

"We acknowledged that saving a penalty by keeping two feet on the goalline until the taker kicks the ball makes the goalkeeper's job almost impossible. If something is written in the laws of the game it must be respected. It is not a matter of a small encroachment or big encroachment, it is a matter of encroachment, and this is what we can do by using technology."

-- Pierluigi Collina, FIFA's head of referees, on VAR's enforcement of the new rule requiring goalkeepers to have one foot -- not two -- on the goal line when a penalty kick is taken. France won a game it would otherwise have tied and Scotland tied a game it would otherwise have won -- and advanced to the second round -- when penalty kicks were retaken and converted after Video Review. (BBC Sport)
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