VAR technology refers to Video Assistant Referee system used in football to help referees make better decisions. VAR system was used for the first time in World Cup Football history when France was awarded a penalty against Australia (the match was held in Kazan , Russia on June 16). The Video Assistant Referee is a top official who will be watching the game away from the stadium and has access to every camera angle and goal-line technology cameras.The on-pitch referee must first consult the VAR and then the process of reviewing an incident can be made.The Video Assistant Referee can be called upon for the following four key on-field incidents- 1.) awarding goals , 2.)penalty decisions , 3.)red card decisions and 4.)cases of mistaken identity.