Beginning of Football

Posted by yasas on August 16th, 2010

What is famous sport in the world? No doubt the answer is Football. Football is a word  that can show the pride of a nation and strength on an athletic. It has many fans around the world. This game has a long history, that is a one reason that this to be the famous sport in the world. 

And there are believes that this game have descending from ancient Greek game of harpaston. However football didn?t had any rules and boundaries until it was accepted as a sport in a 7 major schools of England in the early 1800?s.Many of these schools were largely playing this game. After some time other schools were started play this game refining their rules finally it has became known as "association football" or soccer. In 1863 two football associations (association football and rugby football) divided their two different courses. Because of that the first Football Association was established in England. Then it began to spread outside the England, especially because of the British influences to the other countries as a result of that this game rapidly spread all over the world. Today there are more than 200 countries play Football that means nearly every country in the world play Football. And some of the top countries at the moment are Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Netherland, Italy

 There are seventeen laws of an official game. But there will be few modifications due to the group such as junior, senior, men and women.  Each team can have maximum of eleven players. Football rules were designed by Walter Chauncey Camp who lived in April 7, 1859 ? March 14, 1925.He was a sports writer and known as the "Father of American Football".

The first ever international Football match was took place in 5 March 1870 at Oval. This match was played between England and Scotland and the score was 1-1. And the first ever FIFA World Cup was took place in 13 July to 30 July 1930 at Uruguay and it was between Uruguay and Argentina. Finally Uruguay won 2?1 after a replay. All matches were took place in Montevideo and they used three stadiums Estadio Centenario, Estadio Pocitos and Estadio Parque Central. However today FIFA World Cup has become a one of the major event in the world Millions of people are waiting to see this event and it?s just like festival to some countries.

This is a beautiful game which has its own passion. It has no different among the people, poor-rich, good-bad, old-young, men-women doesn?t matter every one love this beautiful game. As it does great service to build good relationship between the nations around the world. Football is something that gives you a great pleasure to your eyes as well as your mind.

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