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Rules of Waterpolo
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A major foul is assigned to the player who commits it. Thus, a major foul is often referred to as a personal foul. Some major fouls result in the player being excluded for 20s, some for the entire game with a substitute allowed back in after 20s, some for the entire game with a substitute allowed back in after four minutes, and some with a penalty throw awarded to the opposing team. The referee normally signals an exclusion in this manner (1) two short then one long blast of the whistle, (2) pointing at the excluded player then moving the arm towards the re entry area, then (3) putting up one or both hands and signaling the number of the excluded player. For exclusion with substitution, the referee makes a circular motion with both hands. For a brutality foul, the referee crosses his her forearms with the hands in a fist. The referee signals a penalty foul in this manner (1) two or three blasts of the whistle, (2) the number 5 held up with the right arm, then (3) putting up one or both hands and signaling the number of the offending player.