World Cup (Spain)

By: Heather Donald, Kaylee Borden, and Avery Dew

History of Soccer

  • Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas.

  • Early evidence of soccer being played as a sport finds occurrence in China during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC.

  • The nativity of modern-day soccer must be credited to Britain. It was also known as the association football, with Scotland and England being the co-founders of the systematic game of soccer.

  • More than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly according to the Federation Internationale de Futbol Association (FIFA).

  • As the sport developed, more rules were implemented and more historical landmarks were set.
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Diminsions of Soccer Field