If you are a sports person who likes to watch many different games which involve sports, then you surely are among the ones who like French football. You should know this sport was to some extent compared to the American soccer. The thing you should know though about this football game is that the Europeans made it very popular on their continent. If you go in one country from this continent you will hear pretty often people discussing about one such game they saw on T.V and they like to make comments on. Even if this football game carries a French name you will be surprised to find out it actually has as origins the English football as this country is the one that invented it.
If you are a football fan and you want to know how to play French football you should know the rules you have to follow in this game are quite simple and you won’t have to trouble too much with them.
The first thing you should know about this French game is that you need to be properly dressed and put on some special footwear that should keep you away from some accidents and injuries that can happen on the playing field. Usually, there are a certain number of players that have to enter this game and there are also in number about five players who can replace during the game some players who happen to accident themselves or get tired and need to leave the game. The football game has about 90 minutes of the playing time and usually there is a break right in the middle of this time period allowing players to rest a little. In addition, players can request a few minutes of pause which should make the referee stop the game.
The way the game is played is usually arbitrated by a professional referee who gets some help from two assistants who are placed in strategic areas in order to notice whether a goal has been correctly scored or not. The professionals assisting the French football should also be very attentive at the penalties they have to give during this game playing. The best way to announce the players that have incorrectly followed the rules of this game is to use yellow and red cards. The thing you should know is that the yellow card can be used for about two times in this football game per player and if such thing happens the player targeted by the referee will have to leave the game. If a player sees a red card this means he has to leave the football game immediately.