Vanishing spray for precise measurements in football World Cup

FIFA says the foam-like substance will be used to mark the distance between defensive wall from a free-kick.

updated: December 20, 2013 16:52 IST
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Rio de Janeiro: A vanishing spray used to mark the distance of a defensive wall from a free-kick will be used during next year's World Cup in Brazil, football's governing body FIFA said.

The decision follows a successful trial of the foam-like substance during the FIFA Club World Cup, currently being played in Morocco, reports Xinhua.

"We started using it in all competitions this year and at the World Cup we will definitely keep on the same path," FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Thursday.

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