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FIFA 'bombshell'! The body will incorporate the 'semi-automatic offside'

Published:1/07/2022 - 15:18h

Updated:2/07/2022 - 01:27h

After several tests in the Arabian Cup, FIFA has made the decision to use the 'semi-automatic offside' in the next World Cup event organized in Qatar

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The football goes of the hand with the technology and everything aims to that every year it will be increasingly automated. In spite of the uncertainty that generates the 'VAR' in some of his decisions, other initiatives like the 'Eye of falcon', that commissions to review velozmente if the balloon crosses or no the line of put, have been elogiados by his excellent exert since it was incorporated by the FIFA.

Precisely the maximum organism of the balompié will add a new proposal to the sport from 22 November, when the World-wide of Catar have his inaugural party. This will be the 'offside semi-automatic', which will allow to the referees have decision on if a played is or no 'offside', with a maximum of 25 seconds of demora in each one of the verdicts.

In principle, the screens of the stadium will re-create the action with technology in third dimension while the referee decides if the footballer was breaking the rule. A total of 12 cameras will be installed in each one of the stadiums with the end to ensure the best takings, including those parts of the body that are taken in account to the moment to calculate the position.

Added to this, to the official balloon of the competition will include him a sensor that will determine the exact moment in that the balloon is touched by the foot of the footballer, recopilando like this the data with total accuracy to a speed of 500 times by second. Of this way, for the first time the offside will be reliable after a lot of years in which it has turned into the rule with more controversies in the history of the sport.

Fewer pauses, more objectivity

The aim is that the technology serve to improve the quality of the show, offering decisions more objective, swift and with fewer pauses. Pierluigi Collina, referee's manager of the FIFA, left some statements on this new system that already has been tested in some parties, including the Glass of Arabia. "It speaks of referees robots, remains well, but is not truth. The referees of field will keep on being decisive. The offside semi-automatic alone will be used when a footballer that was in 'offside' touch the ball. If there is interference in the played, will be decision of the referee. In four or five seconds will be able to detect the offside, but this is impossible, will be in 25 or 20 seconds, something very important. The aim is to be faster and more precise", aimed.

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