Soccer is the most popular sporting discipline. the main rule to score with the ball into the gates of the opposing team’s, using any part of the body except the arms. Victory 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 amusement and entertainment. 100 years ago the game became a student pastime. There were no general rules. In some countries it was strictly forbidden to touch the ball with your hands . In a number of states, on the contrary, it was possible to transfer by hand .
In 1846 organized first soccer competition . In England teams from five colleges met . Athletes appointed a jury and came up with general requirements. In 1857 created the first national football team. 20 years negotiations in the world sports association . Only in 1971 approved the regulations, adopted requirements for sports attributes. At the same time the first football matches in the framework of the FA Cup took place . In 1891 the rules began to supplement . Penalty rule was approved. The throw was appointed as a penalty for breaking the game rules .
When football became popular
Fame came to football in 1880. The number of cubes within the football association has reached 100 pieces . Previously, football was an amateur sport, since 1981 there have been rumors that the players are getting money. Society did not want to accept money games. For athletes those receiving money were not allowed to represent the country at major matches, and club, seen paying money, removed from association. In 1885 players allowed play for a reward. In the same year the world’s first football league appeared , calling its players professional workers . popularization of football
Fame came to football in 1880. The number of cubes within the football association has reached 100 pieces . Previously, football was an amateur sport, since 1981 there have been rumors that the players are getting money. The international community reacted negatively to monetary relations . For footballers on salary banned from representing the country in national competitions , and team , seen paying money, expelled from association . In 1885 athletes allowed play for a reward. In the same year created a soccer league, Betwinner Portugal calling its players professional workers .
In 1872 ended national football tournament has ended. In it took part athletes from England and Scotland. In 1904 the football association held a meeting in Paris . Members of the Association decided change the organization . So they created the famous Fifa . Initially, the national games were called the Olympic Games. When Fifa appeared, national tournaments began to be called the World Cup. The tournament is now called the YEFA Cup. The team from Uruguay was the winner. Competitions are held once every 2 years . In 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak the game has been canceled for the first time.