Football!By: Said Fayoumy 8E
Where did soccer originate from?
People played soccer all over however soccer was originated in England soccer / football really begin to take shape. It all started in 1863 in England, when two football association (association football and rugby football) split off on their different course. Therefore, the first Football Association was founded in England. It is believed that the first recorded soccer game took place on a Tuesday in Derby, England, as part of a festival to celebrate the victory of English soldiers over Roman troops ( A.D 217)
Who made up the first organized set of rules for soccer?
The standard rules of the sport had been formulated by the London Football Association and it was implemented all throughout Europe. The London Football Association was founded in 1863. In the later years different soccer teams had been organized and joined the tournaments. In line with this, more and more European countries had adopted the sport. As the number of people interested in the sport grew, tournaments had been formalized so it was accepted as a sport and was played in the 1900 Olympics. In 1904 the Federation International de Football Association or FIFA was founded. The FIFA is governing body for international soccer tournaments. In 1930 the 1st World Cup international competition was held. How did soccer Spread Around? It spread around really fast because soccer was introduced in P.E classes in public schools. However each school changed the rules until they organized rules between different collages and schools in England so they called it "Cambridge Rules". For more information about Cambridge Rules go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge_rules
How many countries play football as their national sport
Around the world approximately there is 140-208 countries. 208 because FIAFA had their celebration for Japan because they had 208 countries bidding and played in the world cup.
Why do you think football has become so popular around the world?
Football has spread around the world simply through the enormous pleasure that children and adults alike have in playing the game.Football is not only the most played sport in the world but also the most watched. Again this is due to the excitement and high skill levels of football. The game is always open and any team can regain possession and attack at any stage. Football has had many opponents in it's history. However football continues to grow and dominate the sporting landscape. Do you think There are different ways of playing or styles of football in different areas of worldIn different Parts of the world they play differently and different formation that also depends on your players and on your coach. For example in South America you have more skilled players with better ball control so they carry the ball to the goal and score. In America You have extremely tall players so they use their height by crossing the ball. And in Europe you have good players that keep passing until they score they run together and they defend together so there are lots of ways to play in different areas around the world.Photos!