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Soccer is the most popular sporting discipline. the goal of the game to score with the ball into the gates of opponents, using all limbs except the arms. the win goes to the athletes scores more goals . Football was recognized as a professional sport in 1863 . The game originated in the UK.

Soccer History

Ball games used in BC. Game were purely for entertainment . in the 20th century played only by students. There were no general rules. In some countries do not handle the ball. Somewhere it was allowed to throw the ball with the fingers.
In 1846 held a real football tournament. In England teams from five colleges met . Athletes selected arbitrators and established uniform rules . In 1857 created the first national football team. 20 years negotiations in the world sports association . Only in 1971 approved the regulations, the size of the goal and the structure of the ball were approved . In the same year the FA Cup was organized. In 1891 the rules began to supplement . Penalty rule was approved. It was used by as a punishment for playing not by the rules.
When football became popular

Football became really popular in 1880. The association includes more than 100 clubs. Previously, football was an amateur sport, since 1981 there have been rumors that the players are getting money. Society did not want to accept money games. For athletes those receiving money banned from representing the country in national competitions , and club, seen paying money, expelled from association . In 1885 players allowed play for a reward. at the same time created a soccer league, its members became footballers. How football became a famous sport

Fame came to football in 1880. The number of cubes within the football association has reached 100 pieces . Previously, football was an amateur sport, but in the 80s, players started to get paid . The international community reacted negatively to monetary relations . For footballers on salary were not allowed to represent the country at major matches, and team , breaking the rule , removed from association. In 1885 players allowed to receive money for sports achievements . at the same time created a soccer league, calling its players professional workers .

In 1872 passed international football match has ended. In match competed players from England and Scotland. In 1904 the football association called a convention in France. Members of the Association made a decision change the structure of the association. So they created the famous Fifa . Initially, the national games were called the Olympic Games. When Fifa appeared, international tournaments began to be called the World Cup. This is how the famous UEFA EURO games were born . Uruguay is the first to win the Fifa Cup . Competitions are held once every 2 years . In 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak the game has been canceled for the first time.