Football the most popular sport in the world, everything began so they say in China around the third century BC. Back then the game was called SuJu but the real home of football in England back in 1848 students at Cambridge University wrote the first-ever set of rules.
According to FIFA a football pitch must be between 90 and 120 meters long and between 45 and 90 meters wide. The ball has been the same size for a hundred and twenty years 22 centimeters in diameter a goal is two point four meters high and 7.32 meters wide in seven countries around the globe the game is known as soccer.
The first-ever World Cup took place in Uruguay in 1930 and who won that’s right the hosts Uruguay at one time the USA also wanted to get in on the football fun Pele the greatest player of all time went to New York in 1975 but the round ball couldn’t displace the egg.
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was the first to be watched by a billion people. Nowadays, China is trying to become a footballing powerhouse, a number of stars are already playing their trade there and being amply compensated for their troubles last winter saw 388 million euros invested.