what is football? football is any of different games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two...
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- What is football? Football is any of different games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or push the ball onto each others goal. Its a game played by two teams of 11 players each on a rectangle, 100-yard- long field with goal lines and goal posts at either end, the object of the game is to try to score a goal to the opposite side by letting the ball touches the net in the goal and trying to pass the opponents players by running or passing or kicking it through the air. Football was called that name because it came from the word foot and thats because we kick the ball using our foot. However soccer was derived from the word asSOCiation.
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- Where did Football originate from? Football is a very famous and enjoyable sport, which is played nearly all around the world. Football or also called soccer origins can be found from every angle of geography and history. For example the Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Italian, Ancient Greek, Vikings and many more played a ball game before our generation. Around 3000 years ago, the Chinese played football games whereas the ancient Greeks and the Roman used football games to enhance warriors for the battles. The first football association was founded in England in 1863, football really begin to take shape when two football association (association football and rugby football) split off on their different course.
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- Who made up the first organized set of rules for Football? Why did they do this? As the game started growing more and more popular in the public school systems in 1848, Henry de Winton and John Charles Thring organized a meeting a College in Cambridge. They worked out a set of soccer rules known as the "Cambridge Rules in only 8 hours. Its believed that they played a major role in England's football history, as they are allegedly the base on which the Laws of the Game would later be constructed In 1863, several football clubs met in London organized rules for the game of soccer and representatives met at the Freemason's Tavern in Great Queen Street, where they set up the first soccer organization in the World, called the Football Association (FA). The laws of the game were published in England. Association football is governed internationally by FIFA, which organizes the World Cup every four years. They organized set of rules in England because they wanted to make it one official set of rules for the whole world so they can play this sport from. They wanted to let all the people play one same sport with the same rules. For example if the referee whistle it means your out.
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- How many countries play Football as their national sport? Millions of people in more than 140 countries play soccer out of nearly 195 countries of the world, like the USA, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and many more. Soccer is known throughout the whole earth, many countries enjoy playing it and a lot of countries win world cups in competitions if they work hard enough. The major competition in football is the World Cup, organized by FIFA. This competition takes place over a four-year period. More than 190 national teams compete in qualifying tournaments for a place in the finals and for winning the gold cup.
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- Why do you think Football has become so popular around the world? Football is the world most famous sport and these are some reasons for it 1- Football is watched and played more than any other sport globally manly due to the excitement of hoping to see a goal and the importance each goal scored had on the flow of the match. Also every single person in this world loves competing and cheering for their favorite teams and seeing it winning. 2- Everyone can afford buying the equipments, rich and poor people can play this game because they dont need to buy expensive and lots of equipments to play this sport therefore they only need a middle sized ball and a goal made from a net. 3- The other reason is that any person can play football. Size, tallness or the age does not matter in this sport as the others, for example you need to be huge and tall to play basketball and strong to play hockey or rugby. Also anyone can have the skills to be very good at it by practicing and learning new techniques.
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- Do you think there are different ways of playing, or styles, of Football in different areas around the world? Yes I do think that there are different ways, or styles of football in different areas around the world. In general football means any game that played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each others goal. Therefore there are lots of different ways and styles of football in different countries and places. The most famous one is association football (soccer), also there is American football, Australian rules football, Canadian football, Gaelic football, rugby league football and rugby union football. They are all played in the same idea but different in styles. For example, soccer is played by kicking the ball into the others team goal whereas the rugby union is played by holding the oval shaped ball in the hand and trying to pass it through the H- shaped goal posts on each goal line.
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