Football is the most popular disciplinein the world. Interest huge. Millions of fans watch games of idols. Demand rising planned.
Of course for this discipline can make bets in a bookmaker's office. Shortly introduce development of football.
Development of discipline
Football appeared several centuries BC. Games with a ball were popular among citizens of different countries. They were applied in:
• Asian countries;
• Ancient Greece;
• Ancient Rome.
Italians developed sport. In the 16th century they created the game "Calcio". With the growth trade, it came to England. Love in discipline formed instantly. By Popularity "Calcio" beaten cricket.
Popularity among viewers appeared not by chance. Game impressed with its dynamics. Battles on the court were serious. Such a scenario permitted rules of football:
1. 2 squads.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 forwards.
4. Right to fight.
English created their rules. At first game didn't unify. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others it was forbidden.
The first attempt to unification was made in 1846. Cases wanted immediate response. players from several colleges entered the field on the field during the competition. Each athlete worked in accordance with known to himnorms. Outcome did not inspire positive development of events. However, athletes managed to create a common set of rules.
Starting unification became positive. Participation viewers increased. As a result in Great Britain there was the first specialized club. Roster named "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
After 6 years formed The Football Association of England. It immediately created a standard set of norms games.
Over time discipline improved. Created requirements for the field. Approved dimensions of the gate.
Important year became 1871. Then appeared the FA Cup. Championship - oldest in the class.
1891 - year appearances in discipline kick from 11 meters. However, from current specified strike different. Now shoot penalties from fixed spot. Earlier moment was done from the line.
Game improved. Interest grew. According to the results in the 1880s, the number of clubs exceeded 100 pieces. In society began to appear speculations. Many players felt that a number of rosters pay members incentives. At that time disciplines could be only amateur. As a result norms changed. They added a clause prohibiting players to receive remuneration.
Began sequence denunciations. Teams accused each other. Some clubs left the championship. Later requirement cancelled.
Football in other countries of the world
Growth of trade increased penetration of discipline to other countries. As a result sport started regulated at the international level. FIFA appeared in 1904. At the start organization included 7 countries.
Standard requirements clothing was. Football Players was required to wear:
• elongated stockings;
Standard established later. Initially athletes played without license plates. They arose only in 1939.
First international championship took place at the beginning of the last century. Football added to the Olympiad. Participated total England, France, Belgium.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the middle of the last century. On the planet started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.