Ah yes, offside. The rule that leaves casual soccer fans perplexed and Mexico fans furious. While confusing and at times frustrating, understanding offside is a necessary evil if you plan on letting the World Cup hysteria fully take hold over the next couple of weeks.
The video above should go a long way in making that happen: It's everything you need to know about offside—the who, what, where, why, when—in just two minutes.
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