Football 7-a-side at the Parapan American Games
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Football 7-a-side is played by athletes with cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders, including stroke and traumatic brain injury.
The game is played on a reduced field of play and is made up of seven players including the goalkeeper. There is no offside rule, and throw-ins or rolling the ball back onto the field of play are allowed.
It was first included in the Paralympic Games in 1984 and in the Parapan American Games in 2007.