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  • How did football became a global sport?

    Posted by Edutuber on May 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    What led to the fame of football? How did it became popular all around the world compared to other sports?

    Aparajita replied 3 years ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Aparajita

    May 20, 2021 at 10:41 pm
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    Football: Tour through it’s history

    Football, also known as Soccer, is one of the most approached sports in the recent days. There are over 200 countries that involve themselves in this particular sport. There are millions of citizens who are into this game all over the world, excluding the local matches we see in the parks, school match and etc. These are people who actually collaborate with brands in this field.

    Looking into its origin, the game has been played in different forms for more than 2000 years now, earliest beginning at China. Significant variations were seen in England by the Romans in early 1800s. This was the time when it began flourishing.

    In 1848, the official Cambridge Rules were established. The rules were the reason that eventually ended up separating soccer and rugby separate sports, in 1963.

    What was the reason behind it being popular over the period of time?

    There isn’t any specific reason behind it, however there are certain aspects that contribute to the widespread of football over the period of time. Some of them are:

    · At first, the game got its name well versed in different countries due to the overseas workers like military, sailors, and many more.

    · Initially, though it wasn’t given much of importance. But with time, as its spread was worldwide, the rise led to formation of global body.

    · This eventually led to the formation of the infamous, FIFA in 1904. However, the first FIFA world cup took place in 1930.

    · Precisely, since then, the soccer has never been outdated and has grown more and more with time.

    I hope this answer helps!😊

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