Soccer is the known kind of sport. the main rule hit the ball into the gates of the opposing team's, using all limbs except the arms. the win wins the team that scores more goals . Football was recognized as a professional sport in 1863 . England is considered the birthplace of football .
Ball games used in ancient Greece, Rome, and China. Game were purely for entertainment . 100 years ago played only by students. There were no general rules. In some countries do not handle the ball. In a number of states, on the contrary, it was possible to transfer by hand .
In 1846 passed a real football tournament. In England several universities have agreed to play together. Players selected arbitrators and established uniform rules . In 1857 created the first national football team. 20 years athletes from all over the world have created modern football. Only in 1971 the rules were finally formed , the size of the goal and the structure of the ball were approved . In the same year the FA Cup was organized. In 1891 the rules began to supplement . The term "Penalty" appeared . The throw was appointed as a penalty for breaking the game rules .
How football became a famous sport
Fame came to football in 1880. The association includes more than 100 clubs. If in the beginning it was an entertaining game , since 1981 there have been rumors that the players are getting money. Society did not want to accept money games. For players those receiving money were not allowed to represent the country at major matches, and club, breaking the rule , expelled from association . In 1885 players allowed to receive money for sports achievements . In the same year the world's first football league appeared , its members became footballers.When football became popular
Football became really popular in 1880. The association includes more than 100 clubs. If in the beginning it was an entertaining game , since 1981 there have been rumors that the players are getting money. The international community reacted negatively to monetary relations . For athletes on salary banned from representing the country in national competitions , and team , breaking the rule , expelled from association . In 1885 players allowed to receive money for sports achievements . at the same time the world's first football league appeared , calling its players professional workers .
In 1872 passed international football match has ended. In game competed players from England and Scotland. In 1904 the football association held a meeting in Paris . Members made a decision change the organization . So they created popular company Fifa. Initially, the national games were called the Olympic Games. With the advent of Fifa . This is how the famous UEFA EURO games were born . Uruguay is the first to win the Fifa Cup . Competitions are held once every 2 years . In 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak the competition has been rescheduled for the next year .