“he gave the ball a powerful
kicking was excellent”
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(association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line
(rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground
place kick, place-kicking
(sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
(football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground
(soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team
(football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon