If you ever wanted a quick and easy way to explain the offside rule to someone who doesn't understand soccer, then help is at hand.
As part of the London 2012 coin collection released by the Royal Mint there's a 50p coin that does exactly that:
Pretty clear and simple, isn't it?
- London 2012 Olympics 50p Coin Explains Offside Rule (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
- Royal Mint Explains Offside Rule (madhatters.me.uk)
- U.K.'s Royal Mint Releases Coin Explaining The Offside Rule [Soccer] (deadspin.com)
- VIDEO: Coin aims to explain offside rule (bbc.co.uk)