Football is the most popular and massive sport in the world. It gives joy to millions of fans, the income of football clubs compete with the budgets of some countries, and the fame of the best players overshadows the glory of politicians and TV stars. Of course, we could not get past the World Football Day celebrated today and dedicated another collection of facts to him.
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The exact history of the appearance of football is difficult to trace, because at different times and in different countries there were quite similar ball games. However, the modern version of football dates back to the XIX century, when a game became popular among English college students, in which it was necessary to score a ball into the opponent’s goal with their feet or other parts of the body. Each college had its own rules, which made it very difficult to hold friendly meetings. Continue reading