Football: Pitch and goal dimensions, penalty distance. Learn everything!

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There are millions of fans of this sport called football all over the world! Four of the most important dimensions and distances relating to football are:

  • The dimensions of a standard football pitch are 105 x 68 meters, covering an area of ​​7,140 square meters. Some stadiums’ pitches are a slight variation.
  • The goal dimensions are 7.32 meters x 2.44 meters.
  • The distance between the goal and the penalty spot is 11 meters (36 feet or 12 yards).
  • The diameter of a football ball is about 22 centimeters!