The History of Football

The History of Football

Football is the greatest game. The game of Football takes its form. The most admitted story tells that the game was developed in England in the 12th century. In this century,  games that resembled Football were played on meadows and roads in England. Besides form kicks, The game also involved punches of the ball with a fist.

On November 6, 1869,  Rutgers and Princeton played what was billed as the first college football game. However, it wasn’t until the 1880s that a great rugby player from Yale, Walter camp,pionnered rules changes that slowly transformed rugby into the new game of American Football.

Football also called association football or soccer,  games in which two teams of 11 players, using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms, try to maneuvers the ball into the opposing team’s goal. Only the goalkeeper is permitted to handle the ball and may do so only within the penalty area surrounding the goal. The team that scores more goal wins.

 Football is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the best played almost anywhere,  from Social football playing fields (pitches) to gymnasiums,  streets, school playgrounds, parks,  or beaches.


Estimated that at the turn of the 21st century there were approximately 250 million football players and over 1.3  billion people “interest” in Football; in 2010 a combined television audience of more than 26 billion watched Football’s Premier tournament,  the quadrennial month-long world cup finals.

The Football you might recognize though was first documented in the 1100s in England by Thomas Becket diaries  William Fizstephen, London young would use an inflated animal bladder to play in streets during celebrations.


Records trace the history of soccer back more than 2,000 years ago to ancient China, Greece, Rome, And part of central America also claim to have started the sport,  but it was England that transitioned soccer,  or what the British and many others people around the world call football into the game we know today. 

Who is the greatest footballer? 

Pele has been voted the greatest footballer of all time, Lionel,  Cristina The three-time world cup winner scored 727 goals during glittering 21 careers,  including 77 for Brazil in 97 appearances.

All-time best players in the history of Football.      

Football or soccer as It is known in different parts of the world is the most played and watched sport in the whole world.THERE have many good and best players in the world. But someone is the greatest player of all. Over the many years and decades since its started being played, it has been somewhat symbols of unity in the world and has seen many people from different parts of the world come together to play the sport. It has seen much-generating play sport. once a golden generation hangs Their boots, a new breed of young come in to play. We are going to look at a list of all-time best players in the world.

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