Soccer facts

  • soccer was invented in the mid 18th century.
  • in some countries it is the most popular sport.[ United States, Philippines, and Korea.]
  • in England the word soccer was invented to distinguish rugby football.
  • Soccer eventually out grew the popularity of rugby football.
  • Soccer developed in London's Famed New gate Prison.
  • The national sport in Canada is soccer.
  • soccer was illegal in Mississippi until 1991.
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