The voluntary act of a player of association football or soccer in the U.S where he or she falls unexpectedly as to gain the free kick or penalty for their own team. Divers are looked down upon in the community of football and will usually be given a card for their actions. If a very obvious dive is noticed, the player might even be fined by FIFA.
"Diving is ruining football"
"Did you see last night's game? The guy dived in the box and recieved a penalty kick for his team. The ref didn't even notice!"