Football is the most famous disciplineon the planet. Demand massive. Millions of fans watch games of idols. Demand rising planned.
Of course for the specified sport you can make a bet in a bookmaker’s office. Quickly introduce history of football.
Development of game
Football appeared several centuries BC. Disciplines with a ball were popular among inhabitants of many states. They were applied in:
• Ancient China;
• Ancient Rome.
Inhabitants of Italy improved discipline. During the Middle Ages they introduced to the world the game «Calcio». With the development of trade relations, it came to England. Love in discipline formed instantly. By Level of Interest «Calcio» surpassed cricket.
Popularity public appeared not by chance. Game captivated with its dynamism. Passion on the field occurred serious. Such a scenario allowed rules of football:
1. 2 squads.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 offensive players.
4. Permission to fistfights.
English made their rules. At first discipline didn’t unify. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others it was forbidden.
The Starting attempt to standardization was made in 1846. Cases wanted momentary response. Representatives from several colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each player acted in accordance with known to himrules. Result did not inspire positive development of events. However, athletes were create a single set of rules.
Starting standardization turned out positive. Attention viewers intensified. According to the results in Great Britain formed the first specialized club. Roster named «Sheffield». It happened in 1857.
In 1863 appeared The Football Association of England. Organization immediately created a single code of norms games.
Over time the game improved. Created conditions for the stadium. Approved dimensions of the gate.
Important year became 1871. At that time originated the FA Cup. Championship — oldest in the class.
1891 — year appearances in discipline kick from 11 meters. However, from modern specified standard different. Now take penalties from point. Earlier moment was done from the line.
Game improved. Interest grew. According to the results in the 1880s, the number of teams passed over a hundred. Among the public began to appear speculations. Many players felt that a number of rosters pay members salary. At that time sports could be exclusively amateur. As a result norms changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting athletes to receive remuneration.
Began sequence denunciations. Lineups wrote accusations against each other. Some clubs left the championship. After time requirement cancelled.
Football in other countries of the world
Growth of trade accelerated penetration of discipline to other countries. Following the results game started regulated at the international level. FIFA appeared in beginning of the last century. At first organization included 7 countries.
Unified requirements on equipment was. Players required to wear:
• long stockings;
Normal entered later. Initially footballers played without license plates. They appeared only in 1939.
First international championship held in 1900. Discipline included to the Olympiad. Participated only England, France, Belgium.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the 1950. On the planet started playing high class stars.