The best sport in the world

Facts about soccer

Soccer players run an average of six miles during every game.

soccer is the most popular sport in the world.

over one billion fans watch world cup soccer on television.

Every year except for two (1930 and 1950) European teams have reached every world cup final.


Over 40 million watch on television as the U.S.A. women`s team won the world cup in 1999.

Also in 1999 over 35,000 fans competed in the largest soccer tournament ever in Bangkok.

There are 1000 activity's changes in every soccer match.

The first soccer games may have originated in china.

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Interesting facts

The first black soccer player game was Authur Wharton in the 1800s.

The soccer world cup is played every four years.

The very first game of basketball was played with a soccer ball.]

The most world cups have been won by brazil—5.

More history

The last 30 years have marked the beginning of the soccer popularity throughout USA recording almost 3 million children to play in youth soccer leagues across the nation.

The soccer origins are known to belong to the mid-1800s and at its dawns, soccer (also called football in the countries other than USA) being played as an English aristocratic favourite sport.

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It was located in London. It was in 1800s that many prisoners played sport with their hand cuffed. Then the sport spreads around the