You'll be relieved to know that it's got nothing to do with the incident in the World Cup that's just a clever title to make the game sound more attractive. As it is, the real issue is whether Argus has committed a professional foul itself by releasing it.
You take the goalkeeper's role as you try to steer your team to victory. You don't get to decide what goes on elsewhere on the field, just try to stop the opposition scoring The screen shows the goal at the top of the screen, either on the left, the right or in the middle. The opposing players advance towards the goal, occasionally passing, and eventually shoot. You then have to dive and save the ball.
just delay the eventual shot. You can first practise saving a random selection of shots and then move on to a two-half match. This can be played against the computer or another player but the action is the same: you just try to save shots, you don't get to shoot.
You can also upgrade your skill level against a series of more complicated attacks. The variety of attacks including free kicks, corners and intricate passing is impressive. But the graphics aren't, leaving you with the impression that this could have been done a lot better. Bit of an own goal this one, Brian.