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Paralympic football

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There are two types of football in the Paralympic Games, one is seven-a-side and the other is five-a-side. The rules of football in the Paralympic Games follow the rules of FIFA, but some modifications are made to make it easier for the athletes with specific disabilities, as well as making the sport more fun to participate in. Examples include: Throwins can be made with one arm and there is no offside law.

Seven-a-side

Is for athletes with cerebral palsy.

Five-a-side

Is for blind or visually impaired athletes.

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