50 pence coin which explains offside rule
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London 2012: Olympic 50p coin aims to explain football's offside rule

4 January 2012 Last updated at 17:08 GMT

The Royal Mint has issued a new 50p coin which attempts to explains football's offside rule to the many who do not understand it.

It is part of a new set of coins which celebrate the London 2012 Olympics.

The coin's designer Neil Wolfson explained how he came up with the idea.